Stand-alone rural hospitals face major challenges
New Mexico Business Weekly April 27, 2012
Going it alone
By Dennis Domrzalski, Reporter
The 67-bed Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services hospital in Gallup uses a CT scanner in its diagnostic imaging program. While stand-alone rural hospitals face challenges, some are finding ways to keep pace with changes in medical technology.
In 1990, there were 3,562 small, stand-alone hospitals in the U.S.
By 2010, the number of stand-...