One-in-Four U.S. Rural Hospitals at High Financial Risk of Closing as Patients Leave Communities for Care

Apr 8, 2020 — This article summarizes an analysis conducted before the coronavirus outbreak, that found a quarter of rural hospitals are at high risk of closing due to financial challenges. It describes how the migration of patients to care options outside the community has contributed to the situation, includes advice for rural hospitals to partner with other regional health systems and their communities. Read more here.