It is more and more challenging to keep healthcare facilities in rural areas afloat. Far too many are closing their doors, as they lack the financial resources to continue to offer services. For this discussion, you will be conducting research on a rural community in your home state (Chicago, Illinois).
Find a hospital that has had to close its doors and share details about what led to the closure. What were some of the challenges? What could have been done, if anything, to ensure their success?
Respond to your peers by:
Building on something said by your peers
Explaining how and why you see things differently
Asking a probing or clarifying question
Validating an idea with your own experience