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Episode 102:  How Rural Hospital Closures Affect Cost & Quality

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Episode 102: How Rural Hospital Closures Affect Cost & Quality

Rural hospital closures have an undeniable effect on local access to care and may also result in a change to the actual cost of care to that population. But, it's…
May 4, 2023

Episode 102: How Rural Hospital Closures Affect Cost & Quality

Rural hospital closures have an undeniable effect on local access to care and may also result in a change to the actual cost of care to that population. But, it’s the relationship between cost, quality and efficiency that is not always clear. So, how do we better understand the financial access and quality impact rural hospital closures have on affected populations?

On today’s episode, hosts JJ and Rachel talk with Caitlin Carroll, Assistant Professor, Division of Health Policy & Management at the University of Minnesota.

Links:

Impeding Access or Promoting Efficiency? Effects of Rural Hospital Closure on the Cost and Quality of Care:

https://scholar.harvard.edu/ccarroll/publications/impeding-access-or-promoting-efficiency-effects-rural-hospital-closure

Care Costs More in Consolidated Health Systems:

https://hms.harvard.edu/news/care-costs-more-consolidated-health-systems

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