Availability of hospital-based cancer services before and after rural hospital closure, 2008-2017

Date
09/2022
Journal
Journal of Rural Health
Description

Using American Hospital Association survey data from 2008 to 2017, the changes in access to cancer-related screening and treatment services were examined to determine the impact of hospital closures across hospital service areas.

Center
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Authors
Whitney Zahnd, Peiyin Hung, Sylvia Shi, Anja Zgodic, Melinda Merrell, Elizabeth Crouch, Janice Probst, Jan Eberth