February 16, 2021

To prevent more closures, it may be time to reinvent the rural hospital

by Gist Healthcare

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Listen Time: 12:27

The pandemic has hit struggling rural hospitals hard. Michael Topchik, national leader for rural health at healthcare consulting firm The Chartis Group discusses how although more hospitals are vulnerable, he’s optimistic the Biden Administration’s focus on health equity could lead to new payment models that allow rural hospitals to focus more on emergency and outpatient care.