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After Hospital Closure: Pursuing High Performance Rural Health Systems without Inpatient Care

Description
Describes ways for rural communities to develop optimal healthcare delivery systems after a local hospital closure. Features 3 case studies from Arizona, Michigan, and Illinois. Includes tables showing options currently available under federal and state laws, and policies under consideration.
Author(s)
Keith J. Mueller, Charlie Alfero, Andrew F. Coburn, et al.
Date
06/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
Tagged as
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Community and economic development · Legislation and regulations · Service delivery models · Arizona · Illinois · Michigan