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posted 10/20/2011

With the right data and good contacts to point you to personal stories, you can find where people are having trouble receiving medical care and tell an important story.

posted 10/14/2011

My three-part series on the difficulty of access to health care in Oklahoma has been published and has received positive feedback. There were hurdles and concerns right up until the run dates, but luckily I had no major difficulties.

posted 07/20/2011

Earlier this year, the New England Journal of Medicine named Oklahoma as the state that will have the worst access to health care when Medicaid expands in 2014.

Awards and Updates

1st place - In depth/enterprise stories - awarded by Oklahoma chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists

Shannon Muchmore's Blog

With the right data and good contacts to point you to personal stories, you can find where people... more »
posted 10/20/11
My three-part series on the difficulty of access to health care in Oklahoma has been published... more »
posted 10/14/11
Earlier this year, the New England Journal of Medicine named Oklahoma as the state that will have... more »
posted 07/20/11

Shannon Muchmore's Work

Is Oklahoma headed toward a crisis in access to health care? Health experts say yes — for many reasons. This three-part series examines the problems, how they affect all Oklahomans and what can be done to change the situation.

Is Oklahoma headed toward a crisis in access to health care? Health experts say yes -- for many reasons. This three-part series takes a look at the problems, how it affects all Oklahomans and what can be done to change it.

The first in a three part series on the causes behind Oklahoma's lack of access to health care, including a physician shortage, geographic disparities and lack of transportation options.