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Rural Kansas Hospitals Search for Ways to Survive

Edwards County Hospital and Healthcare Center (photo by Bryan Thompson)

A lot of the hospitals in rural Kansas are called “Critical Access Hospitals.” It’s an important designation, because Critical Access Hospitals were created by the federal government to maintain access to health care in rural areas. But as Heartland Health Monitor’s Bryan Thompson reports, several factors are making it harder for those hospitals to survive.


Rural Hospitals Search for Ways to Survive


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