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Rural Hospital System Growth and Consolidation

Description
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.
Date
01/2013
Type
Document
Organization
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Minnesota