Physician shortages impact hospitals and patients across the country, but rural hospitals feel even greater pressure. These hospitals depend on general practitioners, like hospitalists, to fill the gaps in specialist coverage. Factors are conspiring to make the hunt for hospitalists even more challenging:

Why is it so hard to find and keep hospitalists?

Rural Patients Receive
Care in the Community

CASE STUDY: ANTHONY MEDICAL CENTER

This 25-bed Critical Access Hospital in Kansas looked to Eagle Telemedicine to meet its need for hospitalist coverage.

PROBLEM

Finding Hospitalist coverage
in a rural community

CHALLENGE

Maintain access to care

without hiring a full-time provider

SOLUTION

Eagle TeleHospitalists