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CHC offers practical solutions that help community hospitals enhance efficiencies, improve quality and strengthen financial stability—and most importantly, preserve local healthcare.

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Community Hospitals Are Economic Engines. How Are You Fueling Yours?

Metaphors commonly used to describe community hospitals underscore their importance to the regions they serve. They’ve been called economic engines, cornerstones of the community, and, by Forbes, the “financial glue” that holds communities together. Community hospitals tend to be one of the top employers in town, so when one closes, there are more consequences than traveling farther for hospital care.

Still, community hospitals are closing at a dispiriting rate—87 shut down in 26 states from January 2010 to July 2018, according to the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program. Countless...
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The CHC team is ready to help your community hospital. Reach out today and take the first step. We will be back in touch right away and will add you to our email list to receive educational emails.

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Linda Herbert

Corporate Director of Care Management Post Acute Services

Linda Herbert is Corporate Director of Care Management for Post-Acute Services. In this role she serves as a resource to CHC’s long term acute care hospitals to ensure appropriate and quality care, provide case management strategies, and cultivate ongoing quality assessment and performance improvement activities. She also participates in the selection and professional development of case management staff.

Prior to joining CHC, Linda spent more than five years with Kindred Healthcare where she served as Area Director of Case Management. There she was able to turn around four hospitals in...
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