healthcare

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A group of 31 U.S. senators, including Colorado’s Michael Bennet and New Mexico’s two senators, is pushing for more funding to help improve rural health care.

Austin Cope

Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez is in no immediate danger despite recent turmoil.

Austin Cope

A week after removing three of its top executives, Cortez-based health provider Southwest Health System has fired its chief financial officer.

Austin Cope

Cortez-based health provider Southwest Health System (SHS) has fired its CEO and two other members of its leadership team, reportedly for financial reasons.

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As the debate about health care rages on at the national level, the U.S. Senate will now wait until after the Senate’s July 4th recess to try to pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

But at the rural level, the impacts of that bill could be significant, as journalist Paige Blankenbuehler writes in a recent High Country News article.  KSJD's Austin Cope talked with Blankenbuehler via Skype to discuss the issue more. 

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