Keyword: Putnam County Memorial Hospital
A Missouri state audit found a small hospital received more than $90 million in payouts for lab work and treatments that occurred at other facilities across the country.
Texas has been hit hard by the rural health crisis. In the last four years, 15 of its hospitals have closed. But one small hospital in Childress, Texas, has not only managed to survive, it has figured out a way to thrive in these trying times.
Hospitals offer religious sects such as the Amish and Mennonites price lists for procedures in lieu of their business--a practice they should emulate elsewhere.