Topics: Medicare

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

Hospital Quality: Tough Issue!

Discusses whether quality measures and patients’ wishes may be at odds, and how that affects the perception of whether rural hospitals provide quality care.

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August 20, 2014

The Limits of Medical Care

We need new approaches to keeping people healthy, instead of trying to heal them after they get sick.

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November 18, 2013