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Category Archives: rural

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Honor Rural Hospitals During Rural Hospital Week

November 27, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: General, Rural

Reps. Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Tom Reed (NY-23), and Glenn Thompson (PA-05) recently submitted statements to the Congressional Records recognizing the importance of our country’s rural hospitals from coast to coast.

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FAH Celebrates Impact of Rural Hospitals

November 12, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Rural

When you hear rural community you think small town, but add up the population of these areas across the country and it equals nearly 60 million people, or one in five Americans. At the heart of many of those communities is the local hospital. The most obvious benefit – they provide timely, quality care, but these facilities are also often the financial backbone in the areas they serve. And speaking of service, hospital employees not only save lives, they improve them. Their reach extends past the four walls of the hospitals as they act as coaches, volunteers, and leaders in community organizations.

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Working in Health Care, Serving their Community

November 12, 2018 | FAH Policy Blog Team

Category: Rural

From helping in the halls of the hospital to making contributions in their community, rural areas depend on hospital heroes every day. These folks are nurses, techs and CEOs, but they are also volunteers, coaches and even quilters. They don’t ask for attention, but we think they deserve our gratitude. This Rural Hospital Week the FAH is shining a light on people who work in health care and continue to serve their community once they leave the hospital.

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Bill Carpenter Receives FAH’s Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award

October 09, 2018 | Chip Kahn

Category: FAH News, Quality, Rural

The Federation of American Hospitals was honored to give its Mike Bromberg Lifetime Achievement Award to LifePoint Health’s Bill Carpenter Tuesday morning.

Health care and the very lives of millions of rural Americans have been improved by Bill’s leadership and vision.

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