Blue Promise: Small Towns Have Big Health Concerns


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Of the 254 counties in Texas, more than two-thirds are deemed "rural" by the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of State Health Services. There are increasing challenges to accessing health care in these communities. In this Blue Promise conversation, Dr. Nancy Dickey, Executive Director of A&M Rural and Community Health Institute, and Dr. Bob Morrow, Southeast Texas Market President at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, address this growing crisis. Blue Promise is a podcast and online video blog that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, and his co-host, Ross Blackstone, Director of Strategic Influence.

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