Ann Fam Med 2022 May-Jun;20(3):266-272
Knowledge and Evaluation Research (KER) Unit, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.
Purpose: Access to health care is a long-standing concern for rural patients; however, administrative measures fail to capture the subjective patient experience of accessing health care. The purpose of this review was to synthesize the qualitative literature on patient and caregiver experiences of accessing health care services for chronic disease management among US residents of rural areas.
Methods: We searched Embase, MEDLINE, PsycInfo, CINAHL, and Scopus to identify qualitative studies published during 2010-2019. Read More