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Field Observations & Policy Updates

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Political Uncertainty Adds to Challenges of Rural Hospitals – Georgia Health News, January 2017

State Alternatives to Obama Care, Expanded Medicaid to Get Tested – USA Today, December 2016

As Georgia’s Rural Hospitals Close, Communities Deal with Effects – WABE, December 2016

Top Docs Radio: Chris Denson on Rural Health Care In Georgia – Online Podcast, October 2016

HomeTown Health’s New RCM Training Targets Iowa Hospitals – Becker’s Hospital Review, March 2016

Legislature OKs Tax Credits for Donations to Rural Health Care – Georgia Health News, March 2016

Suburban Lawmaker Champions Cause of Rural Hospital in Georgia – Georgia Health News, February 2016

2 More Hospitals Closing Baby Delivery Units – Georgia Health News, April 2015

Four Rural Hospitals in High-Tech Pilot Program – Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 2015

Rural Health Panel offers plan to cut ER use – Georgia Health News, February 2015

Cancer Hospital Fires Back in Fight Over Legislation – Georgia Health News, February 2015

Rural Hospitals In Critical Condition – USA Today, November 2014

Financial First Aid for a Mountain Hospital – Georgia Health News, July 2014

Looking for Answers to the Rural Health Care Crisis – Georgia Health News, June 2014

Rural Health Care Surging as Major Issue – Georgia Health News, April 2014

Critical Access Hospitals Crisis in Georgia a National Bellwether – HealthLeadersMedia, February 2014

Another Rural Hospital Closing – Georgia Health News, February 2014


July 2016: HomeTown Health Awards 6 Hospitals with RISAH Accreditation

April 2016: HomeTown Health Celebrates Signature of Rural Health Care Relief Bill

March 2016: HomeTown Health Partners with Iowa Flex

February 2016: HomeTown Health Hosts CEO Day at the Capitol

February 2016: HomeTown Health University Offers IACET CEUs