Iowa PCA Blog

  • November 19, 2020

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 60 million Americans live in rural areas, nearly one-fifth of the total population. Many rural residents face healthcare accessibility challenges. In fact, in many locations, healthcare services are diminishing rather than growing. The arrival of COVID-19 further highlighted and exacerbated these challenges. However, it has also forced our healthcare system to embrace telehealth, a key component of reimagining how rural Americans can more readily access healthcare services.