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May 23, 2023 - Executives from Dartmouth Heath, MaineHealth, and The University of Vermont Health Network participated in a panel discussion about rural hospitals and their difficulties. Challenges include workforce shortages, hospital closures, housing costs, and the need for creative scheduling.
Source: Chief Healthcare Executive
Apr 5, 2023 - The Food and Drug Administration recently made it easier for people to obtain Narcan, a powerful overdose-reversing medicine. This medication previously required a prescription, but soon will be sold over the counter. Highlights efforts of harm reduction programs in rural New York State.
Source: PBS News Hour

Last Updated: 5/23/2023