S2 Episode 4: Ailing Rural Health Care | KCUR

S2 Episode 4: Ailing Rural Health Care

Nov 7, 2019

The closing of a rural hospital marks a particular loss for a community — greater distances to travel for health care, fewer jobs, and the sense that a town is on the wane. This episode of the podcast looks at the forces that have led to an epidemic of shuttered small-town hospitals, and some things being tried to resuscitate rural health systems.