Tag Archive for ‘critical access hospitals’
The role of critical access hospitals in providing access to health care in rural areas is assessed, along with the financial benefits of facilities.
Challenges resulting from small hospital closures are summarized, as are solutions to sustain these facilities.
Two legislative issues of importance to rural surgeons—the Ensuring Access to General Surgery Act and the Critical Access Hospital 96-hour rule—are summarized.
A surgeon-led program in Montana helps rural surgeons with limited resources provide patients with local access to surgical care.
The debate over the relationship between volume and outcomes for rural surgeons is the focus of this month’s column.
The key elements of TJC’s total hip and total knee replacement certification program are described in this month’s column
This month’s column provides an overview of the 96-hour rule and the ACS’ efforts to develop a legislative solution to repeal the law.