Telemedicine and broadband internet access: A tool, not a cure to transportation-related barriers to care

Through our Georgians in the Driver’s Seat initiative, GHF and The Arc Georgia examined how transportation impacts access to health care in Georgia. Through this initiative, we observed transportation-related barriers to health care seemed to drop during the early months of the pandemic. Despite a reduced need to get to and from a health facility and increased availability … Read More >

Through our Georgians in the Driver’s Seat initiative, GHF and The Arc Georgia examined how transportation impacts access to health care in Georgia.

Through this initiative, we observed transportation-related barriers to health care seemed to drop during the early months of the pandemic. Despite a reduced need to get to and from a health facility and increased availability of telemedicine, a meaningful number of Georgians still appeared to struggle to access health care services.

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