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Vancouver, Portland and Seattle ‘need to improve health care access’: UBC study (SPH)

St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver (Photo credit: News 1130)
St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver (Photo credit: News 1130)

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – It’s a challenge for one of three Vancouverites to use public transit to get to a hospital according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.

The study published in late September analyzes how accessible hospitals and walk-in health clinics are to citizens.

Researchers wrote a data algorithm for three of the largest cities in the Pacific Northwest, which shows Vancouver is actually doing better than Portland and Seattle in this area.

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