FinanceBipartisan Legislation To Offer Rural Hospitals Some Financial Relief
Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania) want to extend financial programs to help rural hospitals.
Clinical CareAMA Adopts New Policies Including Gun Violence Reforms and Climate Change Directives
The AMA is urging states to create 'safe-haven' programs to encourage treatment for physicians suffering from burnout and mental health...
TechnologyStudy Proves Value of Telehealth in Addressing Rural Health Disparities
A three-year study in rural Alaska has shown that a telehealth program can help children access specialist services for hearing...
InnovationCan the Hospital at Home Model Help Rural Hospitals Thrive?
Illinois-based Blessing Health is one of three health systems involved in a pilot to test the innovative platform in a...
FinanceRural Hospitals Getting Additional $450M in Relief Funds
"No one from a hospital's financial operations standpoint cares for volatility in patient volume," says Jim Porter, managing director of...
FinanceCHQPR Offers Strategies To Keep Rural Hospitals Open
Some small rural hospitals are in danger of closing within the next two to three years.
MarketingMaineHealth Marketing Exec Receives Top Award from Ad Age
The health system was also awarded during the 39th Annual Healthcare Advertising Awards.
TelehealthHealthcare Organizations Are Taking Another Look at Telehealth Kiosks
Self-contained telehealth kiosks had a short-lived heyday about 10 years ago. Now they're getting a second chance, as healthcare organizations...
TelehealthUnitedHealthcare Sees 2.5K% Increase in Telehealth Usage
The payer's 2021 data show a massive increase in telehealth use when compared with pre-pandemic levels.
InnovationNew Partnership Makes Healthcare Innovation a Community Strategy
Ballad Health and the East Tennessee State University Research Corporation are launching the Appalachian Highlands Rural Innovation and Entrepreneurship Alliance,...
Human ResourcesThe Pandemic Exacerbates the 'Paramedic Paradox' in Rural America
Paramedics are hard to come by, and a long-standing workforce shortage has been exacerbated by turnover and resignations related to...
Covid-19As U.S. Nears 1M COVID Deaths, One Hard-Hit County Grapples with Unthinkable Loss
Pennsylvania's Mifflin County offers a snapshot into how one hard-hit community, with more than 300 dead, is coping.