Texas has seen the most rural hospital closures in the last 15 years than any other place in the country. As West Texas is quickly becoming a healthcare desert, residents in some small towns are fighting to hold onto the emergency services they still have. For many, it’s been a losing battle.
Jayme Lozano, Rural Healthcare reporter, Texas Tech Public Media
The Doctor is Out: Texas Community Worries About Future Without Local Healthcare, from Jayme Lozano
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