Strategy8 Questions About Proposed Changes to Rural Floor Wage Index
The policy change is expected to significantly raise the wage index in several states.
Clinical CareHospitals in Two States Denied an Abortion to a Miscarrying Patient. Investigators Say They Broke Federal Law.
Doctors told her she might die but she couldn't have an abortion under state law until she got sicker, documents...
TechnologyUSC Studies Potential for AI-Enabled Drones in Emergency Care
Researchers are studying a Toronto-based program that deploys drones equipped with AED devices alongside ambulances to emergencies involving cardiac arrest...
NursingSanford Health's $3M Nursing Grant Will Help Rural Healthcare 'For Generations to Come'
Sanford's grant is part of the U.S. Labor Department's $78M investment to strengthen and diversify 25 nursing programs nationwide.
FinanceStrategies to Bring Better Healthcare to Rural Communities
Patients living in rural communities in the U.S. have worse health outcomes than those living in more populated areas.
FinanceVideo: HealthLeaders Weekly Wrap
The Weekly Wrap, HealthLeaders' video series, brings you a quick look at what we're covering around the healthcare industry.
FinanceThe Exec: Small But Mighty, How This Rural Provider Is Overcoming Financial Challenges
CFO Matt Minor says Columbia County Health System is taking a unique approach to managing the healthcare labor crisis.
InnovationShould a Pharmacist Be Allowed to Deliver Primary Care Services?
A HIMSS 2023 panel debated whether pharmacists could help beleaguered primary care doctors by taking on some non-acute care services.
StrategyThe CDC Lacks a Rural Focus. Researchers Hope a Newly Funded Office Will Help.
Rural health advocates successfully pushed for the CDC to extend its rural health focus by creating an Office of Rural...
InnovationSouth Dakota Program Adds Telemedicine to Ambulances
A state-funded effort to improve EMS services uses a virtual care platform to connect paramedics with emergency care specialists.
Clinical CareThe Exec: In Rural Health, 'You Make Connections at a Personal Level'
The new chief medical officer of Meritus Medical Center faces multiple challenges, including making the hospital the best care provider...
TelehealthRAND Study Finds Continuing Value in Audio-Only Telehealth Services
The study found that California FQHCs were still conducting 20% of primary care visits and 40% of behavioral care visits...