Rural Hospital System Growth and Consolidation
Presents information on rural hospital system affiliation and its effect on hospitals in rural Minnesota. Discusses the benefits and challenges rural hospital administrators encounter when deciding to remain as an independent hospital or when becoming part of a larger regional healthcare system. Provides statistics on hospital affiliation trends, ownership, effects on recruitment and retention, and sustainability.
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Minnesota