Will Coronavirus Bankrupt Rural Hospitals?

PUBLISHED: Tue, 12 May 2020 16:00:16 GMT

As the coronavirus spreads across America, many struggling hospitals are seeing a massive loss of revenue after they were forced to cancel profitable non-emergency medical procedures. To save money, rural hospitals are furloughing thousands of workers like nurses and support staff at a time when healthcare professionals are needed the most. They also face challenges when it comes to acquiring ventilators.

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