“Microhospitals” Offer Small-Scale Acute Care in Quickly Growing Healthcare Markets

August 5, 2016 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care


​Seeking to meet the demand for healthcare in fast-growing urban and suburban markets, some health systems have begun to open small, full-service "microhospitals" that offer comprehensive acute and emergency care with fewer than a dozen inpatient beds, according to a July 19, 2016 KaiserHealthNews article. Most of the microhospitals are affiliated with larger health systems that use the smaller-scale facilities to expand access to care without the costs of opening a large hospital.

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