Access to Care

Grant funds much-needed women’s cancer screenings

August 27, 2018
Underserved women receive exams and screenings while students gain clinical experience

Repairing a broken system: Wrong care in the wrong places

January 5, 2017
Why underserved groups use the hospital emergency department instead of a primary care provider, and how we can fix it

A new rural health disparity: Post-partum hospital readmission rates

October 10, 2016
Texas A&M researchers show that rural women are more likely to be rehospitalized after giving birth

How counselors are using telehealth to reach underserved populations

September 14, 2016
Those with otherwise poor access to mental health care—from veterans and those in rural areas to prisoners—can benefit from what practitioners are calling 'telepsychology'

When “access” becomes a barrier: The environment of health care accessibility

December 21, 2015

Unequal access to health care services is a very real problem facing the medical landscape. Health insurance coverage plays a role in this, but many other unusual factors such as having reliable transportation, how we are treated when we walk through the door of a doctor’s office and our own cultural and personal beliefs all impact how and why we seek medical care.

Closing a gap in oral health care

August 6, 2014

A partnership between Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry and one local nonprofit will result in free dental care for thousands of low-income residents in northwest Dallas.

Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry utilizes federal program to bring much-needed dental care to North Texas

July 8, 2014

Dallas residents lacking adequate access to dental care are benefiting from Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry’s community-based clinical training program. Since January, the dental school has formed partnerships with three area nonprofits.