Policy One-Pagers (POPs)
Download AzCRH one page summaries of current topics:
Factors affecting rural health outcomes include health insurance coverage, socioeconomics, ready access to primary, preventive and other health care services, providers, infrastructure, and technology. Each rural community has unique strengths, opportunities and challenges in terms of the health of its population. » Download a summary of Rural Health Outcomes and Infrastructure in Arizona.
Arizona has primary care physician (PCP) shortages in all counties & worse in rural areas. Placing and retaining primary care physicians in Arizona’s underserved areas creates jobs in these communities, improves access to health services, and grows the number of field faculty to mentor, precept and train other needed providers including nurse practitioners, physician assistants and allied health providers. » Download a one-page summary: "Tackling the Primary Care Physician Shortage in Arizona"
Policy Brief: Arizona Medicaid (AHCCCS) Graduate Medical Education (GME) - Daniel Derksen, MD, UAHS Associate VP for Health Equity, Outreach & Interprofessional Activities Walter H. Pearce Endowed Chair & Director, Arizona Center for Rural Health, Updated March 9, 2019. » Click to download.
- "States & health care in the age of Trump: Wishes and Waivers" panel discussion during the Association of Health Care Journalists 2018 Health Journalism Conference in Phoenix, April 2018, attended by over 150 journalists from across the country. » Click to download AzCRH Director Dan Derksen's presentation.
- AzCRH Director, Dan Derksen, has put together a handout on the ACA's impact on the US and Arizona. » Click to download a PDF.
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