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Rural Healthcare’s False Equivalency

22 March, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Some rural community hospitals, the backbone of the US healthcare delivery model, suffer from the myth that they are not held to the same standard of professionalism and customer service that is front and center for many large regional referral centers. It is not that they do not believe in the importance of service, quality […] Read more»

Challenges for Community Hospitals

18 March, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Across America today, dozens, perhaps even hundreds, of small community hospitals are struggling to survive. Poor leadership, governance, medical staff, declining reimbursement and tougher regulatory requirements are the most frequently cited reasons for this decline. When the only hospital in town closes, there are consequences – limited access to care, loss of jobs and future […] Read more»