Response to Study Finding CAHs Had a Slightly Worse Mortality Rate Than Major Medical Centers

A recent research report in the Journal of American Medicine stated that Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) had a slightly worse mortality rate than major medical centers. Dr. Wayne Myers, a retired pediatrician and rural medical educator, responds in The Daily Yonder stating that the report gave the wrong reasons for the small difference in survival between the rural CAHs and larger regional hospitals. Read Dr. Myers’s insightful response here.

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