Tressa Gardner, DO, APP Executive Medical Director

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The Critical Impact of Critical Access Hospitals in Rural America

It’s estimated that 57 million people—or roughly one in five Americans—live in a rural area*. Despite a lack of proximity to a large hospital or health system, this population can still receive quality care from healthcare workers who proudly serve their communities. While often tasked with doing more with less, clinical professionals in rural areas understand that the impact of critical access hospitals extends beyond delivering care but has a more significant impact on the community as a whole.