Fast Facts: U.S. Rural Hospitals Infographic

A new infographic provides a quick overview on the number of rural hospitals in the U.S.

Rural hospitals are those hospitals not located within a metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office and Management and Budget and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Fast Facts: U.S. Rural Hospitals infographic. IS MY HOSPITAL RURAL? Rural hospitals are those not located within a metropolitan area designated by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget and the Census Bureau. Community hospitals are nonfederal, acute care hospitals open to the general public. For alternate rural definitions, see https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/am-i-rural/help#classification.

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