How One Healthcare Startup Is Remodeling Patient Care in Rural America

  • Hospital closures are symptomatic of broken healthcare infrastructure in rural America.
  • Homeward, a healthcare startup, is using a hybrid model to pioneer a new way of patient care.
  • This article is part of the “Innovation at Work” series exploring the trends and the barriers to workplace transformation. 

Rural America is home to 46 million people, yet since 2010, the region has witnessed 140 hospitals close.

Of the remaining hospitals, over 30% of them risk similar outcomes due to inflation and workforce shortages. Though more patients have turned to telehealth in recent years, startups looking

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