"Tweener" Hospital Crisis
Policy position paper addressing the closure of hospitals that are too large to be considered Critical Access Hospitals but too small to be considered rural referral centers, and the challenges these facilities face. Discusses the impact of a hospital closure on the community. Includes policy recommendations to prevent the additional hospitals from closing.
Alexandra Bryant, Lauren Canary, SuLynn Mester
National Rural Health Association
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Policy