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Project

The impact of rural hospital closures on access to hospital services and health outcomes in New Brunswick
Project Number: P0006

Principal Investigator: Dan Crouse

Year Approved: 2016

Summary...
Proximity to health-care services has decreased over the past decade for some New Brunswick residents due to the closing or repurposing of 10 hospitals. This project to international health services literature and health policy development in New Brunswick by evaluating the direct implications of hospital closures on health outcomes, hospital readmissions, and rates of mortality.