Rural residents face shortage of physicians
FARGO -- Rural residents face higher rates of chronic disease than their city cousins yet must cope with fewer doctors and other health providers.
That squeeze between an increased need to manage complex medical conditions and a shortage of providers will grow over time, according to a study released this week by UnitedHealth Center for Health Reform & Modernization.
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