In light of the unprecedented effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had across the nation and in recognizing the unique challenges facing Rural and Critical Access Hospitals, Compass HQIC set out to identify examples of hospital successes related to the COVID-19 response in Iowa, South Dakota, Mississippi and Kansas. The first series in the Innovations from the Field project follows the stories of nine rural hospitals and highlights some of their successes, lessons learned and innovations big and small. Compass thanks them for their dedication and for sharing their stories as they continue to mobilize to meet the needs of their communities throughout the pandemic and care for their healthcare workforce.
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