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Economic Impact of a Critical Access Hospital on a Rural Community

Description
Estimates the economic impact of a Critical Access Hospital (CAH) on a rural community. Uses data collected from 2012 to 2016, representing 91 CAHs across 18 states. Discusses direct impacts, such as employee wages and benefits, as well as secondary benefits such as construction activity and retail spending.
Author(s)
Gerald A. Doeksen, Cheryl F. St. Clair, Fred C. Eilrich
Date
10/2016
Type
Document
Organization
National Center for Rural Health Works
Tagged as
Community and economic development ยท Critical Access Hospitals