Episode: 63. Health care access: Breaking the barriers with RAM

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63. Health care access: Breaking the barriers with RAM
Even today, patients in rural communities across the United States face barriers to basic health care. Several factors come together to produce major disparities in rural health care including cultural and economic differences, educational disparities, near isolation of rural areas, or lack of support from legislators. Hear from Ron Brewer of Remote Area Medical, or RAM, how they are helping make a positive impact on these rural health disparities. Plus hear from students who have volunteered in RAM clinics across the country and how you can get involved too. Interested in learning more about RAM? Visit ramusa.org.

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