Crossroads - Rural Health Care In America
A film by Richard Falco & Joe Alicastro
Healthcare is one of the paramount concerns of our times. Providing
all Americans with access to quality healthcare is one
of the most
complicated social policy issues faced by our nation. The unfortunate
not all Americans have access to basic care. In the United States,
divide is not just between rich and poor or the insured and uninsured.
also about where you live –- in an urban or rural area. No place on
earth exemplifies this fact more starkly than the poverty stricken areas of
the Mississippi Delta. Vision Project’s documentary follows the doctors,
nurses, community organizers and patients who are part of an innovative and
well-planned healthcare network. Instead of focusing on the difficulty of
situation, they have chosen to focus on a solution.
Link to Witness Magazine story