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Tag: RURAL HOSPITALS

Loxley Alabama News
Certificate of Need: Proposed South Baldwin Regional freestanding ER contested by competition medical facilities

The case was contested in June 2023 and still has not been resolved. Meanwhile, people in the rural areas surrounding Loxley have few health care options.

rural hospital Alabama News
State Sen. Stutts wants rural Alabama exempted from certificate of need requirement

State Sen. Larry Stutts (R-Tuscumbia) filed legislation on Tuesday exempting rural Alabama hospitals and health care facilities from certificate of need.

Hospital Alabama News
Justin Bogie: Repealing CON regulations could save Alabama’s rural hospitals

More federal intervention could help a limited number of rural hospitals survive in the short-term, but it is not a permanent solution to improve health care. Repealing Alabama’s CON laws would go much further towards achieving that goal for all Alabamians.

ST VINCENTS 3 Alabama News
Ascension St. Vincent's celebrates groundbreaking of Trussville freestanding ER and hopes to expand to communities in need

Officials with Ascension St. Vincent's hope to not only expand the Trussville facility in the future but also expand those services to other areas throughout the region.

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Lisa Ward is the Democratic nominee for SD21

Lisa Ward announced that she won the Democratic nomination for State Senate District 21 without a contest after no other Democrat qualified...

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Democratic candidate for governor draws on experience as educator

Yolanda Rochelle Flowers is running for Governor of Alabama in the Democratic party primary. On Friday, 1819 News discussed the campaign...