Coping With No Mercy Hospital

Sarah Jane Tribble, a writer for Kaiser Health News, posted another of her series of features on the closing of Mercy Hospital Fort Scott one year ago.

The following is an excerpt:

“A year ago, after Mercy gave a 90-day notice that it would close, City Manager Dave Martin said the betrayal felt by city leaders led to lawyers and calls with other health care systems about taking over the facility. Now, Martin has realized ‘we will not have ― or do we need ― a hospital.'”

For the full feature click below:

: No Mercy: What Happens When A Rural Hospital Closes?

2 thoughts on “Coping With No Mercy Hospital”

  1. Maybe he should ask all the people who have died needing a medical facility… BUT THEY DID NOT HAVE ONE TO GO TO!

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