The Rundown with Beth Saboe

News and public affairs producer, Beth Saboe, hosts this series providing in-depth coverage of issues that matter to Montanans. Going beyond the headlines, Saboe explores a wide range of topics including politics, social and legal trends, business and the environment.

Patients in Waiting (No. 213)

Montana faces a critical shortage of primary care doctors, especially in rural areas.

Montana is ailing from a chronic shortage of doctors and mental health providers. In such a rural state, the lack of physicians means patients must often drive hundreds of miles for medical care. What's being done to recruit and keep more doctors in rural areas?