“Rural And Community Hospitals – Disappearing Before Our Eyes,” by Mark E. Toney, and Richard Becker, M.D., July 31, 2020.
Rural and community hospitals have been disappearing steadily over the last 10 years. But now, under the new stresses posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the rate of insolvency has accelerated. Senior Managing Directors Mark E. Toney, and Richard Becker, M.D., outline the important steps that need to be taken immediately to protect rural and community hospitals in order to save lives. Read their detailed outline here shared by the National Rural Health Association.