Rural hospitals ready to help April 08, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions As Texas, like the rest of the country, comes to grips with the likelihood that the COVID19 pandemic means most communities will face overwhelming demand on our healthcare delivery system, state leaders should consider utilizing a long-neglected asset to help address the crisis. Texas rural and community hospitals are ready and capable of being a valuable contributor to the state’s response to the Corona virus crisis. Governor Abbott said as much in a press conference last month, noting the role that Texas rural hospitals could and should play in addressing the coming pandemic as the state sent out its all-hands-on deck ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!