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Patients left in need of care

Aug 06, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

When a hospital closes in a U.S. city, it causes ripples across an entire ecosystem for patients. What happens to the medical care of patients who were about to have major surgery or undergo treatment that could improve their chronic ailment?

We're seeing the fallout now in Philadelphia, since American Academic Health System LLC announced last month that it is closing Hahnemann University Hospital. The closure will displace more than 570 physicians who were in training as residents and fel...