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Availability of Hospital-Based Cancer Services Before and After Rural Hospital Closure, 2008–2017

Description
Explores the effect rural hospital closures have had on rural cancer care. Draws from American Hospital Association data from 2008 to 2017 and explores the differing outcomes hospital closures had on oncology care, radiation services, and cancer screening in rural areas.
Author(s)
Whitney E. Zahnd, Peiyin Hung, Sylvia Kewei Shi, et al.
Citation
Journal of Rural Health
Date
09/2022
Type
Document
Tagged as
Cancer · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Health screening · Hospitals · Specialty care · Statistics and data