After Hospital Closure: Pursuing High Performance Rural Health Systems without Inpatient Care
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.
Keith J. Mueller, Charlie Alfero, Andrew F. Coburn, et al.
Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel
Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Community and economic development · Legislation and regulations · Service delivery models · Arizona · Illinois · Michigan