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The Clinical and Business Cases for Opening a Maternity Care Unit in a CAH

A case study of a rural North Carolina partnership that worked together to add a new wing for a maternity unit at a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital. Explains how the service was planned to be financially viable. Describes maternal and infant health disparities in the region and discusses how this new service will meet the needs of the population with culturally and linguistically accessible care.
American Hospital Association
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Access · Black or African American · Critical Access Hospitals · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Healthcare business and finance · Hispanic or Latino · Maternal health and prenatal care · Networking and collaboration · North Carolina

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