Phillip Polakoff, MD, and Dennis Berens, MA, recently released "A Healthier Rural America, Imagining a Better Future: Creating a Strategic Plan for Rural Health," a policy position paper addressing current challenges in rural healthcare. This document proposes a framework to foster sustainable, resilient innovation and change with identified, supported and targeted actions leading to positive results.
Dr. Polakoff is an affiliated scholar with the Bill Lane Center for the American West. From September 15-17, 2020, Polakoff’s organization A Healthier We will be hosting a summit that aims to address the many key challenges facing rural America. More information on the summit can be found here.