Topics: Healthcare business and finance

An Interview with Darrold Bertsch

Darrold Bertsch


The shared CEO of both a North Dakota Critical Access Hospital and a Federally Qualified Health Center discusses how these two essential safety net providers work together to meet the healthcare needs of their rural region.

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September 2, 2015

An Enormous Force for Good in Rural America

Thomas Hoyer


Thomas Hoyer, a retired senior executive for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), reflects on what the Medicare and Medicaid programs mean to rural America on the 50th anniversary of these programs.

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July 30, 2015

Sustainability of Local Healthcare Services

Keith Mueller


Keith Mueller, Director of the RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis, reflects on what the Medicare and Medicaid programs mean to local healthcare access for rural people, on the 50th anniversary of these programs.

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July 30, 2015

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