The Rural COPD Podcast: Episode 2

Author: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This episode features Paul Moore, Pharmacist, Executive Secretary, National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Senior Health Policy Advisor, FORHP. Paul discusses his background in rural health care and pharmacy, hospital administration turnover and rural recruiting challenges, the essential aspects of leadership, his professional and personal experiences with COPD, COPD’s lack of national attention and funding, COPD patient and financial statistics, the impact of COPD on rural communities, rural workforce issues with COPD, and the future of COPD care.

he National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center) has partnered with Dr. Bill Auxier of Rural Health Leadership Radio to produce a six-part podcast series about rural Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and its prevalence in rural America. This series from The Center provides information about COPD, how rural providers are meeting the needs of their communities, and the importance of billing and coding appropriately while ensuring quality of care is being addressed. Each podcast features a guest with expert knowledge in COPD and rural health.