Remaking Rural Health: A KET Special Report

Remaking Rural Health: A KET Special Report

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Remaking Rural Health: A KET Special Report

57:40 | #0 | First Aired: February 7, 2012

This special explores how health care professionals and advocates across the state, tired of waiting for an outside solution, are making innovative changes locally to deliver the kind of health care rural Kentuckians truly need. A KET production.

Alliance Coal

Alliance Coal addresses employee health needs by providing on-site medical care and preventive health screenings.

Bale Center

The Bale Center for Prevention prevents and reverses cardio-vascular disease through intensive patient education and cutting edge diagnostic tools.

Diabetes Management

At the Richmond Diabetes Center of Excellence, one of six in the state, adults with diabetes learn how to manage their illness and become "healthy people living with diabetes."

Promotoras

In Montgomery County, a growing Hispanic population prompted the local health department to think differently about delivering health care.

Healthy Communities

Two counties in Kentucky demonstrate how communities can create a culture of health.

Cancer Prevention

The University of Kentucky Rural Cancer Prevention Center is using innovative outreach strategies to increase the use of the cervical cancer vaccine, Gardisal.

Health Care Providers

With a health care provider shortage in Kentucky, experts explain the importance of utilizing all of our health care professionals to their maximum potential.

Trauma Care

Two rural Kentucky hospitals demonstrate the importance of a state-wide trauma network.

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