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HealthConnections: Tennessee's Rural Healthcare Problem

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Tennessee's rural healthcare system is crumbling, due to the closure of rural hospitals and a lack of primary care in rural areas. Dr. Carole Myers of the University of Tennessee College of Nursing speaks with Tennessee State Senator Dr. Richard Briggs about how the lack of rural healthcare isn't just a healthcare issue.

Chrissy is WUOT's News Director, as well as host of monthly talk show Dialogue. Her first job with the station was as a weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. From 2004 to 2015, she served as the station's local host for Morning Edition. In 2019, she returned to the station as the local host for All Things Considered.