This just in from Hospitals & Health Networks:
“’Transportation and the Role of Hospitals,’ recently released by the American Hospital Association’s Health Research & Educational Trust and the Association for Community Health Improvement, discusses how transportation issues affect health and health care access and outlines strategies for hospitals and health systems. Strategies include screening and evaluating patients’ transportation needs, providing transportation services through community partnerships or programs and supporting policy and infrastructure programs that create safer and more accessible transportation options. Transportation also can be a vehicle for wellness through implementation of varied, targeted strategies.”
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