How Helping Patients Get Good Care At Home Helps Rural Hospitals Survive

(By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, for Kaiser Health News)

Rural hospitals close when they don’t have enough paying patients to care for, but they’re also dinged when the same patients show up over and over again. That puts outlying medical facilities in the precarious position of needing to avoid repeat customers. Continue reading article here…

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