Stories tagged: "hospitals"


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Michigan’s Smallest Hospitals Face Uphill Battles During Pandemic. New Grant Money Aims to Help.

The COVID-19 pandemic nearly buried Michigan’s rural hospitals. Grand funding is helping to pull them out. 

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1 in 4 Rural Michigan Hospitals Is in Danger of Closing, Even During a Pandemic. Here’s Why.

Overburdened and underfunded, Michigan’s rural hospitals are in need of life support to continue serving a large swath of the state’s families. 

The national average in federal assistance per patient was $160,286. Michigan’s allotment was just $31,045 per patient.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
How the Trump Administration Shortchanged Michigan Hospitals by $130K Per Patient

While federal funds gave most other states $160,000 per patient, Michiganders got just $31,000.

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This Michigan Hospital Has Fewest Number of Coronavirus Patients Yet

Local hospitals say more Michiganders are going home every day. Here are some numbers we've been waiting for.

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Nurses Feel Conflicted About Their Jobs As Supply Shortages Put Their Lives At Risk

Hospitals and clinics across the United States have struggled to stay afloat amid a crippling shortage of personal protective equipment.