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Rural Missouri Hospital Focuses on Next Generation of Providers

April 14, 2014
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Scotland County Hospital was first established in 1970 in Memphis, Mo., as a non-for-profit district critical-access hospital. Since the beginning, its focus has been on families, both the families of its employees and of its patients. SCH was originally a 19,000 sq.-ft. campus that offered inpatient care, a surgery room, lab, and X-ray. Over time, […]

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Decatur County Memorial Hospital: Linda Simmons, Chief Executive Officer

February 18, 2013

Rural hospitals provide a critical service in small communities throughout the United States, and most are finding that partnerships are vital to their survival. Decatur County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Ind., is an independent 25-bed critical-access hospital. Greensburg is located less than an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and Cincinnati and is home to more than […]

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Rural Healthcare’s Noble Fight to Survive (Part 1)

February 13, 2013

Like many of its fellow providers around the country, rural hospitals in Georgia are facing the definite possibility of shutting down as economic burdens worsen and the number of uninsured patients needing care increases, Joshua Stewart of Georgia Public Broadcasting reports. On Feb. 1, Calhoun Memorial Hospital in Arlington will close, and Jimmy Lewis, CEO […]

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