rural doctors http://kcur.org en Rural Kansas Hospital Bolsters Recruitment By Enticing 'Missionary' Doctors http://kcur.org/post/rural-kansas-hospital-bolsters-recruitment-enticing-missionary-doctors <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Although 25 percent of Americans still live in rural areas, only 10 percent of doctors do, according to the National Rural Health Association, and finding physicians and other medical professionals willing to work in the hinterlands remains a serious, growing problem in Kansas and other parts of the United States.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:48:29 +0000 Mike Shields 58495 at http://kcur.org Rural Kansas Hospital Bolsters Recruitment By Enticing 'Missionary' Doctors 90-Mile View: Dr. Gary Yarbrough http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-dr-gary-yarbrough <p><strong>Dr. Gary Yarbrough</strong> has practiced <strong>family medicine</strong> in small towns for 30 years.&nbsp; In that time he's met some memorable people.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Danie Alexander & Steve Kraske 36811 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Dr. Gary Yarbrough Selling Doctors On Rural Communities http://kcur.org/post/selling-doctors-rural-communities <p>Recruiting doctors to small towns is a chronic problem. Most places try to lure a physician by rolling out the red carpet with a big salary, a home on a golf course or other cushy perks.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 15:08:05 +0000 Peggy Lowe 11818 at http://kcur.org Selling Doctors On Rural Communities Telemedicine Gets Boost http://kcur.org/post/telemedicine-gets-boost <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53cee544bebf7-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53cee544bebf7-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53cee544bebf7-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-922823.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – Leaders of a new telemedicine initiative are hoping to expand the use of the technology in rural areas where doctors and other specialists are difficult to access.</p> Thu, 09 Sep 2010 15:15:58 +0000 Elana Gordon 7046 at http://kcur.org