Rural hospitals, already facing enormous challenges, quickly adapted when COVID-19 reached their communities. In this blog, John Supplitt, senior director of AHA Rural Health Services, points to the many examples of rural teams using innovative measures to improve quality of patient care during the pandemic.

Related News Articles

Headline
AHA’s The Value Initiative is providing new resources to support hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to adopt team-based care for patients with an acute or…
Headline
A Lancet study published Sept. 25 indicates that few in the U.S. adult population formed antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, at least during the virus’ first wave…
Perspective
More than 200,000 of our friends, family members, fellow citizens and front-line workers have succumbed to COVID-19 since March. To put that in context, that’s…
Headline
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy is accepting comments through Oct. 23 on proposed changes to how it…
Headline
The Food and Drug Administration last week reissued its emergency use authorization for the Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test to indicate that the product is…
Headline
The AHA today urged the Health Resources and Services Administration to better support hospitals and health systems in rural communities through refinements to…