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NC rural hospitals with worst financials are in poorer, more diverse counties

By Clarissa Donnelly-DeRoven In the past decade, rural hospitals that shuttered tended to be in rural counties with lower incomes, higher levels of unemployment, and higher proportions of Black and Latino residents. That finding comes from a recent study conducted by researchers at the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC Chapel […]