Drake and colleagues blamed rural America’s poor access of health care on inadequate broadband service; however, Struminger and Arora questioned their theory that deficient Internet availability leads to a reduction in telemedicine in rural areas.
Based on initial gains in health care access from the passage of the 2010 Patient Protection and ACA, the ACP offers recommendations on how to improve the law and achieve universal health care coverage.
The investigators suggest that community health and health equity become more central goals of Community Benefit, and recommend 4 changes to federal policy that will help prioritize community health needs and foster greater collaboration with key community partners.
The authors examine the many potential consequences of new legislation by the US government that legally defines gender as a “biological, immutable condition determined by a person’s genitalia at birth.”
Despite widespread recommendations aimed at reducing firearm-related mortality, many of the largest physician organization-affiliated political action committees contributed to lawmakers who opposed firearm regulations.