Hospitals

Report documents community hospital woes

Report documents community hospital woes

See fewer patients, receive lower rates from insurers

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE COMMUNITY HOSPITALS IN MASSACHUSETTS face a “self-reinforcing cycle of challenges” that makes their traditional business model unsustainable as more patients choose larger academic medical centers like those in Boston for routine care, according to a report released Monday and prompted by the closure of hospitals in Quincy and North Adams. The(...)

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