Rural Hospitals And COVID-19
This episode originally ran on April 1, 2020.
Ohio has ordered that hospitals cancel non-essential surgeries to free up resources in advance of the expected surge of COVID-19 patients.
Those are the same surgeries that many cash-strapped rural hospitals rely on for primary revenue.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: how rural communities and their health-care providers may come out on the other side of the coronavirus pandemic.
- Lauren Weber, midwest correspondent, Kaiser Health News
- Alan Morgan, CEO, National Rural Health Association
- Stacey Gabriel, president and CEO, Hocking Valley Community Hospital
- Emily Johnson, Rural Health Clinic medical director, Fayette County Memorial Hospital