Rural community hospitals and factors correlated with their risk of closing.

@article{Mullner1989RuralCH,
  title={Rural community hospitals and factors correlated with their risk of closing.},
  author={Ross M. Mullner and Robert J. Rydman and D G Whiteis and R F Rich},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1989},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={315-25}
}
The issue of rural hospital closings in the United States in recent years has become of increasing concern to health care policy analysts. Rural communities face unique health needs, necessitating access to local health care. Much has been written about the social, economic, legislative, and technological changes that have increased the stress on rural hospitals in the 1980s. However, quantifiable models have been lacking with which to examine in detail factors associated with rural hospitals… CONTINUE READING

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