More Americans are now aware of the financial challenges faced by rural hospitals. Media coverage of the 76 rural hospital closures between January 2010 and July 2016 has highlighted the health care access and economic challenges facing rural America. Rural hospital closures are not a new phenomenon – hundreds of rural hospitals closed in the 1980s and… Read more »
Updated descriptive statistics have been posted for the State Health Plan database, part of the Carolina Cost and Quality Initiative (CCQI) project. CCQI project data is only available to UNC researchers.