Research Alert: September 18, 2017

Free Webinar this Thursday: Financial Distress and Closures of Rural Hospitals

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 am Pacific, 11:00 am Mountain, 12:00 pm Central, 1:00 pm Eastern
Duration: approximately 60 minutes

Since 2005, 122 rural hospitals have closed - 80 since 2010. George Pink, PhD, and Mark Holmes, PhD, both of the North Carolina Rural Health Research and Policy Analysis Center will present updated and new data about closed rural hospitals and their post-closure disposition. A model predicting financial distress and closure in rural hospitals will be described. Characteristics of hospitals at high risk of financial distress will be identified and trends in risk of financial distress among rural hospitals analyzed.

Connection Information

The webinar is free, no registration is required, but participation is limited to the first 200 to log-on that day. If the webinar reaches capacity, you will be able to access the recording, archived on the Gateway website.

Questions? Contact:
Shawnda Schroeder
Rural Health Research Gateway