State-by-state breakdown of 85 rural hospital closures

Of the 26 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.

Fourteen hospitals in Texas have closed since 2010, the most of any state. Tennessee has seen the second-most closures, with eight hospitals closing since 2010. In third place is Georgia with six closures, followed by Alabama, Mississippi and North Carolina, which have each seen five hospitals close over the past eight years.

Listed below are the 85 rural hospitals that closed between January 2010 and July 2018, as tracked by the NCRHRP. For the purposes of its analysis, the NCRHRP defined a hospital closure as the cessation in the provision of inpatient services. As of July 3, 2018, all of 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
Randolph Medical Center (Roanoke)
Southwest Alabama Medical Center (Thomasville)

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

Coalinga Regional Medical Center
Colusa Regional Medical Center
Corcoran District Hospital
Kingsburg Medical Center

Campbellton-Graceville Hospital

Calhoun Memorial Hospital (Arlington)
Charlton Memorial Hospital (Folkston)
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)
Mercy Hospital Independence

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)
SoutheastHealth Center of Reynolds County (Ellington)
Twin Rivers Regional Medical Center (Kennett)

Tilden Community Hospital

Nye Regional Medical Center (Tonopah)

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

Doctors Hospital of Nelsonville
Physicians Choice Hospital-Fremont

Epic Medical Center (Eufaula)
Memorial Hospital & Physician Group (Frederick)
Muskogee Community Hospital

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

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

South Dakota
Holy Infant Hospital (Hoven)

Copper Basin Medical Center (Copperhill)
Gibson General Hospital (Trenton)
Haywood Park Community Hospital (Brownsville)
Humboldt General Hospital 
Parkridge West Hospital (Jasper)
Starr Regional Medical Center-Etowah
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)
Nix Community General Hospital (Dilley) 
Renaissance Hospital Terrell
Shelby Regional Medical Center (Center) 
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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