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Gale Publishes Article on Rural Vets and Health Care Issues

In a special section on "Bringing Vets Home" in the May-June 2013 issue of Health Progress, John Gale, of the Maine Rural Health Research Center and co-author Hilda Heady, Senior Vice-President of Atlas Research, note the evolving population trends — the aging of rural veterans, the growing number of female veterans and rates of homelessness among veterans — which place significant demands on VA and rural delivery systems. Coordination among health care providers is essential to increasing the availability of services and expanding veteran outreach programs. Read the article: Rural Vets: Their Barriers, Problems, Needs. Health Progress, 94(3):49-52.