Jenny Rosenberg featured in The Journal of the American Medical Association's JAMA Forum: Coordinating Community Planning for Transportation and Health
JTR Strategies' Founder Jenny Rosenberg and Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, write on the challenges and opportunities facing patients who are living in communities where transportation issues are a major barrier to accessing health care in their piece titled, "Coordinating Community Planning for Transportation and Health."
Inspired by her work in transportation and public health, as well as her upbringing and time serving on the staffs of former Sens. Robert C. Byrd and John D. "Jay" Rockefeller of West Virginia, the piece discusses an often overlooked critical piece of a patient's overall care.
The two write, "In ways often underappreciated, accessible transportation is fundamental to societal health. For example, although some patients have reliable access to private or public transportation for health-related visits, many others regularly encounter mobility barriers that lead to missed appointments, slowed discharge processes, and other inefficiencies that disrupt or discourage care. In addressing these issues and more, coordinated community planning can integrate considerations for health, safety, mobility, and the environment to advance patient-centered care as well as population well-being."
The entire piece can be found here:
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