State-by-state breakdown of 113 rural hospital closures

Of the 30 states that have seen at least one rural hospital close since 2010, those with the most closures are located in the South, according to the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research.

Twenty hospitals in Texas have closed since 2010, the most of any state. Tennessee has seen the second-most closures, with 12 rural hospitals closing since 2010. In third place is Georgia and Oklahoma, with seven closures each.

Listed below are the 113 rural hospitals that closed between Jan. 1, 2010, and Aug. 21, 2019, as tracked by the Sheps Center. For the purposes of its analysis, the Sheps Center 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 Sheps Center'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 Aug. 23, 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.

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

Alaska
Sitka Community Hospital

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

Arkansas
De Queen Medical Center

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

Florida
Campbellton-Graceville Hospital
Regional General Hospital (Williston)

Georgia
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)

Illinois
St. Mary's Hospital (Streator)

Indiana
Fayette Regional Health System 

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

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

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

Massachusetts
North Adams Regional Hospital

Michigan
Cheboygan Memorial Hospital

Minnesota
Albany Area Hospital
Albert Lea- Mayo Clinic Health System
Lakeside Medical Center (Pine City)

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

Missouri
I-70 Community Hospital (Sweet Springs)
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)

Nebraska
Tilden Community Hospital

Nevada
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)
Yadkin Valley Community Hospital (Yadkinville)

Ohio
Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville
Physicians Choice Hospital-Fremont

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

Pennsylvania
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)

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

Texas
Care Regional Medical Center (Aransas Pass)
Chillicothe Hospital
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)
Hamlin Memorial Hospital
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
Texas General-Van Zandt Regional Medical Center (Grand Saline) 
Timberlands Hospital (Crockett)
Wise Regional Health System-Bridgeport

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

Wisconsin
Franciscan Skemp Medical Center (Arcadia)

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

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