Clinical Care12,000 Square Miles Without Obstetrics? It's a Possibility in West Texas
Some pregnant women already travel an hour and a half or longer to reach the 25-bed Big Bend Regional in...
Clinical CareInflux of Medical School Students Could Overwhelm Montana Resources, Program Leaders Warn
Two medical schools vie to open in Montana, highlighting the rapid spread of for-profit schools and their previously tarnished business...
NursingHow Frontier Nursing University Has Pioneered a More Diverse Healthcare System
The Kentucky nursing school has tripled its student of color population in the last decade to provide racially concordant care.
StrategyBiden Order Pushes Competition, Targets Healthcare Consolidation, High Drug Costs
The executive order targets four areas "where lack of competition in healthcare increases prices and reduces access to quality care"...
Covid-19As COVID Vaccinations Slow, Parts of the US Remain Far Behind 70% Goal
Drilling down from national rates, the picture varies widely at the regional level, and from state to state.
Human ResourcesRural Ambulance Services Are in Jeopardy as Volunteers Age and Expenses Mount
In rural America, it's increasingly difficult for ambulance services to respond to emergencies.
Clinical CareHow One Rural Town Without a Pharmacy Is Crowdsourcing to Get Meds
Walden, Colorado has suffered the fate of many small towns across the United States, as the economics of the pharmacy...
Covid-19Montana Tribe Welcomes Back Tourists After Risky Shutdown Pays Off
Last year, the number of Glacier visitors plunged to 1.7 million after a record 3 million people visited in 2019....
FinanceCottage Hospital CFO Recaps HealthLeaders Spring CFO Exchange
Ann Duffy, MHA, speaks from the HealthLeaders Spring CFO Exchange in Naples, Florida about the challenges facing rural healthcare organizations.
Covid-19What the Slowing Vaccine Rates Mean for One Rural Montana County
Gaps in vaccine uptake are starting to show, especially in rural America, leaving many communities grappling with an imperfect pandemic...
Covid-19Riding Herd on Mental Health in Colorado Ranching Country
The American Farm Bureau Federation found that about 3 in 5 rural adults reported that the pandemic has affected mental...
FinanceCHS Posts $35M Net Loss
On a same-store basis, CHS' admissions fell almost 5% year-over-year, while adjusted admissions declined 7.2%.