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Volume 17 Supplement 4

Improving health and wellness in medically underserved communities: insights, innovations, and applications

Research

The publication of this supplement was supported by Willis-Knighton Health System. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editor declares that he has no competing interests.

Edited by Stephen J. O'Connor

  1. Content type: Debate

    Challenges abound for healthcare providers engaged in initiatives directed toward disadvantaged populations, with financial constraints representing one of the most prominent hardships. Society’s less fortunat...

    Authors: James K. Elrod and John L. Fortenberry Jr.

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 4):805

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  2. Content type: Debate

    Healthcare communications directed toward the disadvantaged have the potential to elevate the health status of these underprivileged and highly-challenged individuals. From conveying advice which encourages he...

    Authors: James K. Elrod and John L. Fortenberry Jr.

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 4):787

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  3. Content type: Debate

    Health and medical providers dedicated to serving the poor face daunting challenges, with the most obvious one pertaining to the provision of services with little or no expectation of remuneration. This hardsh...

    Authors: James K. Elrod and John L. Fortenberry Jr.

    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2017 17(Suppl 4):791

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