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Estimated Costs of Rural Freestanding Emergency Departments

Description
Provides an overview of the rural freestanding emergency department (RFED) model as a feasible alternative for hospitals at risk of closure, or preparing for closure, to keep emergency services within the rural community.
Author(s)
J. Dunc Williams, Paula H. Song, George H. Pink
Date
11/2015
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals