Estimated Costs of Rural Freestanding Emergency Departments
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.
J. Dunc Williams, Paula H. Song, George H. Pink
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Hospitals