Rural Hospitals Need to Adopt New Strategies to Overcome Healthcare Challenges
Rural hospitals should develop and implement strategies that will help them successfully navigate a challenging healthcare environment this year, says Jim Kendrick, president and CEO of Community Hospital Corporation (CHC).
Kendrick says that some of the biggest healthcare trends will be perhaps the most difficult ones facing rural hospitals and health systems. They include clinical staff shortages and rising labor costs, higher interest rates and inflation, the need for federal funding to keep many rural hospitals financially solvent, and new healthcare delivery models, among other trends.
Read the full article in Hospital & Healthcare Management, February 7, 2023.