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The 21st Century Rural Hospital: A Chart Book

Description
Presents an extensive overview of the rural hospital of the 21st century. Discusses how rural hospitals have transformed from a traditional inpatient and emergency department facility to an integrated health system providing a wide variety of services. Contains sections with data about U.S. rural hospitals, the patient population, inpatient and outpatient services and finance.
Author(s)
Victoria A. Freeman, Kristie Thompson, H. Ann Howard, Randy Randolph, G. Mark Holmes
Date
03/2015
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare business and finance · Hospitals · Primary care · Specialty care · Statistics and data · Surgery