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The Spokesman-Review receives Report for America grants to cover state and national politics, rural health care

The newspaper is one of four organizations in Washington, and the only one on the East Side, to receive a portion of the nonprofit’s $5 million to support local newsrooms. …


Jeff Roe, Dr. John Tomkowiak and Antony Chiang: Partnerships are key to expanding rural health care access

The divide between the health outcomes of urban and rural communities is stark. Access and quality are only part of the issue. The doctors who serve our rural communities are …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018

Pullman Regional Hospital eyes rural health care residency

Pullman Regional Hospital is hoping to establish a family medicine residency program to train doctors in rural health care.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Rural America seeks more doctors

The shortage of rural doctors, especially of primary care physicians, continues to worsen. That is partially due to an imbalance in pay between primary care doctors and specialists. According to …


Editorial: Murray’s bill would help bring physicians to rural communities

The nation isn’t supplying enough primary care physicians to meet future demands, and the need is particularly acute in rural communities. The Affordable Care Act provided some assistance, but the …