wheelchair transportation


Limitations to Transportation

An Alternative Solution for Ambulance Usage and Increase Healthcare Accessibility to Limitations to wheelchair transportation

Transportation is not a traditional discussed health policy, but it is a key determinant of health outcomes especially for individuals dealing with chronic health disorders or has disabilities. Communities that lack good transportation system face many barriers to good health and access to healthcare. Also, low income and rural communities are disproportionately harmed when transportation systems are underfunded, don’t operate effectively, or can’t address the needs. Limitations to wheelchair transportation can contribute to health disparities, decrease the community health, and increase the long-term health cost.

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