Do Hospital Closures Affect Patient Time in an Ambulance?
Examines the impact of hospital closures on patient travel time to an emergency department (ED) by ambulance. Uses national data on hospital closures and hospital-based ambulance services and compares rural/urban differences.
SuZanne Troske, Alison Davis
Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Emergency medical services · Hospitals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data