Community Hospitals
Intelligence Unit Special Reports Special Events Subscribe Sponsored Departments Follow Us

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS

How one hospital entices doctors to work in rural America

NPR, February 2, 2012
Shots previously reported that one center in Maine was trying to lure medical students to the countryside for their final two years with the hope that they stick around. The Ashland Health Clinic, a tiny hospital in southwest Kansas, is trying a different tack—a reverse-recruitment model. It's called mission-focused medicine, and it's based on serving problems most commonly found in third-world countries.