rural hospitals http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en CMS Launches Rural Healthcare Demonstration Project http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cms-launches-rural-healthcare-demonstration-project <p>In an effort to increase medical services to rural communities, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are now accepting applications for the Frontier Community Health Integration Project (F-CHIP).</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 13:42:58 +0000 Erin Jones 53679 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org CMS Launches Rural Healthcare Demonstration Project Transparency is key for hospitals, doctor says http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/transparency-key-hospitals-doctor-says <p>A doctor who will be speaking at the Renaissance Weekend in Jackson this week says transparency at hospitals can lead to better healthcare for patients. Dr. Marty Makary, a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital and author of Unaccountable, a book about hospital transparency, says the lack of transparency at many hospitals stems from both data and historical attitudes.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 14:00:41 +0000 Irina Zhorov 43096 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Transparency is key for hospitals, doctor says Technology improves health care in rural hospitals http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/technology-improves-health-care-rural-hospitals <p>Figuring out cost effective ways to upgrade rural health care is the goal of all hospitals and medical providers in the state. But it’s especially tough for the smallest rural facilities.&nbsp; The numbers of doctors are small which can lead to mistakes and specialists are at a premium.&nbsp; But thanks to electronic records and other forms of telemedicine… things are starting to improve.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports.</p><p>(sound of hospital)</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:31:03 +0000 Bob Beck 32273 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Technology improves health care in rural hospitals