Topics: Closures of healthcare facilities and services

Keeping the Doors Open: Vulnerable Rural Hospitals Benefit from Federally Funded Technical Assistance


It’s a crisis: rural hospital closures. Helping at-risk hospitals thrive in order to continue to serve their communities, Texas A&M’s Center for Optimizing Rural Health (CORH) offers technical assistance through a federally funded program for vulnerable hospitals. The CORH team and an Oklahoma program participant share specifics on just how the program’s assistance can help keep doors open.

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September 1, 2021

Rural Health Predictions: Q&A with Alan Morgan

Alan Morgan


National Rural Health Association CEO Alan Morgan discusses his organization’s work on the national and global stages and shares his rural health predictions for 2020.

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February 5, 2020

The Business of Rural Hospital Closures

Charlton Memorial Hospital, Georgia


What rural hospitals can do to stay viable in difficult times, with insights from Charles Owens, executive director of the Georgia Department of Community Health, State Office of Rural Health.

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May 27, 2015

The Toughest Time in a Long Time

Rural hospitals face a rough year ahead because of Medicaid cutbacks, continued economic hardships and decreasing federal aid.

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February 22, 2011