September 09, 2015
About one in five Americans live in a rural community, and often their only healthcare options are Critical Access Hospitals. It’s vital for these organizations to overcome challenges common in rural healthcare delivery, such as distance, isolation and limited resources.
North Country Hospital (Newport, Vermont, U.S.A.) is a Critical Access Hospital tucked into the far northeastern corner of Vermont, serving 22 communities across two counties. At a recent meeting for clients