MUA

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MUA

MUA

(Mail User Agent) An e-mail client program. See messaging system.
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Indiana's nurse practitioners are perfectly prepared to alleviate future shortages of providers in medically underserved areas in both rural and urban locations.
Medically Underserved Areas also qualify for a wide range of federal assistance, including community health centers, rural health clinics, Title VII and VIII training programs, and other beneficial programs for underserved areas.
The Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) (2009) designates medically underserved areas (MUAs) and medically underserved populations (MUPs) as areas or populations having too few primary health care providers, high infant mortality, high poverty, and/or high elderly populations.
GAO was asked to examine (1) to what extent medically underserved areas (MUA) lacked health center sites in 2006 and 2007 and (2) HRSA's oversight of training and TA cooperative agreement recipients' assistance to grant applicants and its provision of written feedback provided to unsuccessful applicants.
OBJECTIVE: This study evaluated the effectiveness of a rural rotation as a tool to recruit medical technology program graduates to medically underserved areas.
Eligible students must be interested in working in medically underserved areas or health professional shortage areas following graduation.
Award candidates are physicians employed by health care organizations that provide services in medically underserved areas or that rely predominantly on public or charitable funding.
With the goals of improving accessibility, quality, usefulness, and efficiency of health care providers in medically underserved areas, the AHEC programs employed a variety of educational incentives to attract and retain health care personnel (Fowkes, Campeau, & Wilson, 1991).
These materials will be disseminated to taruma and acute care personnel, with special emphasis on rural and medically underserved areas.
We view having a platform on which to run all telehealth operations along with having the ability for service providers to reach patients across the state of California as critical to our mission of improving access to care especially in rural and medically underserved areas.
These facilities exist in medically underserved areas and largely comprise the health care safety net for low-income individuals who may lack health insurance and access to other health services.
Walgreens offers more than 8,200 points of care conveniently accessible within three miles of 63 percent of the population, and two-thirds of Walgreens stores serve medically underserved areas throughout the U.

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