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October 19, 2011

Quality of Care in Critical Access Hospitals

Author Affiliations

Letters Section Editor: Jody W. Zylke, MD, Senior Editor.

Author Affiliation: Indiana State University, Terre Haute (roseanne.fairchild@indstate.edu).

JAMA. 2011;306(15):1653-1655. doi:10.1001/jama.2011.1489

To the Editor: Drs Lipsky and Glasser,1 in their Editorial, framed the unique challenges facing rural CAHs in reference to the study by Dr Joynt and colleagues2 and provided additional context for the reader who may be unfamiliar with important aspects of health care delivery in small, low-volume rural hospitals.