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For rural populations, growing the workforce is key to improving health care

Janet Maldonado, care transition nurse, trains Frank Adams how to use the Union Hospital telehealth system, which remotely monitors the health of about 70 patients.   (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz)

Rural areas throughout the United States often have trouble recruiting and retaining physicians due to their low populations. Opinions vary on whether Maryland has a true shortage of primary-care physicians of if they’re just not well-distributed; but the effect on ...

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