‘Not just a hospital,’ 17 rural ND hospitals operating at a loss

Brad Gibbens grew up in Cando, N.D., where a single hospital provided care for people up to 50 miles away.

That distance may seem unsettling, but in rural North Dakota that’s the norm, said Gibbens, now the deputy director of the Center for Rural Health at UND.

“I grew up in rural North Dakota in a town with a hospital; it basically means everything,” Gibbens said. “It is an access point to care, but also a big part of economic development.”

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By |2019-05-15T15:28:39+00:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: News|