U.S. hospitals shut at 30-a-year pace, with no end in sight

HOSPITALS have been closing at a rate of about 30 a year, according to the American Hospital Association. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
HOSPITALS have been closing at a rate of about 30 a year, according to the American Hospital Association. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
NEW YORK - Industry merger and acquisition may be no savior as the pace of hospital closures, particularly in hard-to-reach rural areas, seems poised to accelerate. Hospitals have been closing at a rate of about 30 a year, according to the American Hospital Association, and patients living far from major cities may be left with even…

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