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Sarah Jane Tribble

Sarah Jane Tribble

Sarah Jane Tribble, senior correspondent at Kaiser Health News, covers the state of health care in rural America.

Buy and Bust: When private equity comes for rural hospitals

By: - June 15, 2022

This article was originally published by Kaiser Health News. MEXICO, Mo. — When the new corporate owners of two rural hospitals suddenly announced they would stop admitting patients one Friday in March, Kayla Schudel, a nurse, stood resolute in the nearly empty lobby of Audrain Community Hospital: “You’ll be seen; the ER is open.” The […]