August 2004

Albany Hospital in Minnesota in Study of Rural Hospitals

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Albany Hospital, Albany, Minn., a subsidiary of Unity Family Healthcare, Little Falls, Minn., was one of a select group of small rural hospitals to participate in a study conducted by rural health research centers at the University of Minnesota, the University of North Dakota and the University of Southern Maine. The study identified key patient safety issues of particular relevance to rural hospitals and prioritized interventions that could decrease medical errors.