State-by-state breakdown of 102 rural hospital closures

Of the 27 states that have seen at least one rural hospital close since 2010, those with the most closures are located in the South, according to research from the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program.

Seventeen hospitals in Texas have closed since 2010, the most of any state. Tennessee has seen the second-most closures, with 10 hospitals closing since 2010. In third place is Georgia with seven closures.

Listed below are the 102 rural hospitals that closed between Jan. 1, 2010, and March 19, 2019, as tracked by the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program. For the purposes of its analysis, the NC RHRP defined a hospital closure as the cessation in the provision of inpatient services.

"We follow the convention of the Office of Inspector General that a closed hospital is 'a facility that stopped providing general, short-term, acute inpatient care," reads a statement on the North Carolina Rural Health Research Program's website. "We did not consider a hospital closed if it: merged with, or was sold to, another hospital but the physical plant continued to provide inpatient acute care, converted to critical access status, or both closed and reopened during the same calendar year and at the same physical location."

As of March 19, all the facilities listed below had stopped providing inpatient care. However, some of them still offered other services, including outpatient care, emergency care, urgent care or primary care.

Chilton Medical Center (Clanton)
Elba General Hospital
Florala Memorial Hospital
Georgiana Medical Center
Randolph Medical Center (Roanoke)
Southwest Alabama Medical Center (Thomasville)

Cochise Regional Hospital (Douglas)
Florence Community Healthcare
Hualapai Mountain Medical Center (Kingman)

Adventist Health Feather River Hospital (Paradise)
Coalinga Regional Medical Center
Colusa Regional Medical Center
Kingsburg Medical Center

Campbellton-Graceville Hospital

Calhoun Memorial Hospital (Arlington)
Charlton Memorial Hospital (Folkston)
Chestatee Regional Hospital (Dahlonega)
Hart County Hospital (Hartwell)
Lower Oconee Community Hospital (Glenwood)
North Georgia Medical Center (Ellijay)
Stewart-Webster Hospital (Richland)

St. Mary's Hospital (Streator)

Central Kansas Medical Center (Great Bend)
Horton Community Hospital
Mercy Hospital Fort Scott
Mercy Hospital Independence
Oswego Community Hospital

New Horizons Medical Center (Owenton)
Nicholas County Hospital (Carlisle)
Parkway Regional Hospital (Fulton)
Westlake Regional Hospital (Columbia)

Parkview Adventist Medical Center (Brunswick)
Southern Maine Health Care-Sanford Medical Center
St. Andrews Hospital (Boothbay Harbor)

North Adams Regional Hospital

Cheboygan Memorial Hospital

Albany Area Hospital
Lakeside Medical Center (Pine City)

Kilmichael Hospital
Merit Health Natchez-Community Campus
Patients' Choice Medical Center of Humphreys County (Belzoni)
Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton
Quitman County Hospital (Marks)

Parkland Health Center-Weber Road (Farmington)
Sac-Osage Hospital (Osceola)
Southeast Health Center of Reynolds County (Ellington)
Southeast Health Center of Ripley County (Doniphan)
Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center (Kennett)

Tilden Community Hospital

Nye Regional Medical Center (Tonopah)

New York
Moses Ludington Hospital (Ticonderoga)

North Carolina
Blowing Rock Hospital
Davie Medical Center-Mocksville
Our Community Hospital (Scotland Neck)
Vidant Pungo Hospital (Belhaven)
Washington County Hospital (Plymouth)
Yadkin Valley Community Hospital (Yadkinville)

Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville
Physicians Choice Hospital-Fremont

Epic Medical Center (Eufaula)
Latimer County General Hospital (Wilburton)
Memorial Hospital & Physician Group (Frederick)
Muskogee Community Hospital
Pauls Valley General Hospital
Sayre Community Hospital

Mid-Valley Hospital (Peckville)
Saint Catherine Medical Center Fountain Springs (Ashland)

South Carolina
Bamberg County Memorial Hospital
Fairfield Memorial Hospital (Winnsboro)
Marlboro Park Hospital (Bennettsville)
Southern Palmetto Hospital (Barnwell)

South Dakota
Holy Infant Hospital (Hoven)

Copper Basin Medical Center (Copperhill)
Cumberland River Hospital (Celina)
Gibson General Hospital (Trenton)
Haywood Park Community Hospital (Brownsville)
Humboldt General Hospital
Parkridge West Hospital (Jasper)
Starr Regional Medical Center-Etowah
McKenzie Regional Hospital
McNairy Regional Hospital (Selmer)
United Regional Medical Center (Manchester)

Care Regional Medical Center (Aransas Pass)
East Texas Medical Center-Clarksville
East Texas Medical Center-Gilmer
East Texas Medical Center-Mount Vernon
East Texas Medical Center-Trinity
Good Shepherd Medical Center (Linden)
Gulf Coast Medical Center (Wharton)
Hunt Regional Community Hospital of Commerce
Lake Whitney Medical Center (Whitney)
Little River Healthcare Cameron Hospital
Little River Healthcare Rockdale Hospital
Nix Community General Hospital (Dilley)
Renaissance Hospital Terrell
Shelby Regional Medical Center (Center)
Stamford Memorial Hospital
Timberlands Hospital (Crockett)
Wise Regional Health System-Bridgeport

Lee Regional Medical Center (Pennington Gap)
Pioneer Community Hospital of Patrick (Stuart)

Franciscan Skemp Medical Center (Arcadia)

Access more information on the rural hospitals that have closed since 2010 here.

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