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Locked emergency room, no answers: Ellwood City still without hospital

No one in Ellwood City seems to know if or when the hospital will reopen, and Americore hasn’t responded to media requests.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

New budget model for rural hospitals is not a panacea for fiscal woes

A new fiscal model aimed at keeping rural hospitals solvent is expanding in Pennsylvania, though this global budgeting strategy doesn’t always prevent facilities from operating at a loss.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Pa. hopes this new funding model will keep rural hospitals up and running

Nearly half of rural hospitals in Pennsylvania are operating in negative margins and are in danger of closing.

By Nina Feldman/WHYY

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Hospitals to share opioid treatment strategies under $10 million plan

Industry advocacy group Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania is working to get hospitals across the state to share best practices on treating opioid use disorder. 

By Brett Sholtis