The focus of this project was to assess issue with transportation as a potential barrier to accessing health care in Bangor, Maine. This pilot project involved interviews with community members and providers, as well as evaluated the needs in terms of transportation for accessing primary care. Research regarding this need was conducted through anonymous patient surveys, conducted by the author, and was used to guide the recommendations for future interventions that would address transportation issues in Bangor and the Penobscot County area.
EMMC Center for Family Medicine & Residency Program, Bangor, ME
transportation, access to care, Maine, primary care
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Community Health and Preventive Medicine | Medical Education | Primary Care
Leon, David A. and Leon, David A., "Transportation as a barrier to access to care in Bangor and the surrounding Penobscot County area" (2016). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 178.