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Caring for a Community: How One Primary Care Practice Picked Up Where a Rural Hospital Left Off
May 16, 2023

After their local hospital closed, this dedicated and creative primary care practice stepped up to provide value to thousands of rural patients.

For many rural communities who have lost a local hospital, primary care providers (PCPs) are finding themselves filling in the gaps. Independent practices are key for delivering vital relief in service areas that often include whole counties with few other options.

At the Walker Family Clinic in De Queen, Arkansas, new services and innovative patient access strategies are helping to support an entire region.