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Access

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

Bringing produce to the food deserts of South Texas

November 30, 2016
Issues of access and cultural sensitivity inform interventions in border communities

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.

Operation East Texas: faculty and students trade summer break for outreach

June 6, 2014

Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry faculty and students are spending part of their two-week summer break providing free dental care to needy individuals in the Southeast Texas area through a partnership with Texas Department of State Health Services.