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Surgical-robot costs put small hospitals in a bind
By Jaimy Lee | April 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
While overall sales of the da Vinci Surgical System are on the decline, a number of small and rural hospitals are considering acquiring the pricey machine, believing it will help them attract and retain surgeons and appeal to patients.
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Hospital closures, Medicaid expansion to lead rural health meeting agenda
By Jaimy Lee | April 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Attendees at the National Rural Health Association annual meeting this week in Las Vegas will hear a lot about recent closures of rural hospitals in states such as Alabama, Louisiana and Texas.
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News
Tax credit extension sought to aid rural providers
By Beth Kutscher | April 14, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Advocates are trying to persuade Congress to permanently extend a tax incentive program that helps small and rural healthcare providers obtain financing for building and expansion projects.
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Regional News/South: Georgia takes steps to keep rural hospitals from closing, and other news
By Beth Kutscher and Rachel Landen | March 22, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Georgia's Republican Gov. Nathan Deal has launched a three-prong proposal to protect the state's rural hospitals after a number of medical centers have closed their doors.
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News
Ga. governor launches plan to protect rural hospitals after recent closures
By Beth Kutscher | March 20, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has launched a three-prong proposal to protect the state's rural hospitals after a number of medical centers have shut their doors.
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Wiring in rural patients | More hospitals are using technology to improve access and expand their networks with other hospitals, physicians
By Beth Kutscher | March 08, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As health systems shift to alternative payment models rewarding them for keeping patients healthy, some are accelerating their investments in technology tools and other initiatives that increase access for rural patients.
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Magazine
Don't exclude community pharmacists
By B. Douglas Hoey | March 08, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Earlier this year, Medicare proposed a rule that will foster more robust competition among pharmacies, increase rural access and give seniors more convenient interactions with trained health professionals. At issue are favorable deals between pharmacy benefit managers and big-box pharmacies.
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Information
Dartmouth-Hitchcock hopes telemedicine grants will expand access to care
By Keene (N.H.) Sentinel | March 03, 2014
With the help of remote technology, patients in the Monadnock Region will be able to see specialists at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H., without traveling there. Dartmouth-Hitchcock recently accepted two USDA grants, totaling nearly $1 million, to make telemedicine available to...
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Vital Signs
Poor transportation could block gains in pediatric healthcare
By Andis Robeznieks | February 24, 2014
Transportation barriers could block possible gains in children's healthcare created by expanding insurance coverage as part of healthcare reform, contend researchers with the New York-based Children's Health Fund.
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Information
More rural residencies proposed to ease S.C. doc shortage
By Greenville (S.C.) News | February 21, 2014
Expanding medical residencies in rural and underserved areas of the state is one strategy South Carolina should use to ease the growing shortage of physicians, an advisory group has concluded.
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