David L. Schreiner, Ph.D.
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Rural Hospitals Struggle Under Private Equity Ownership

Original article on Electronic Health Reporter By David L. Schreiner, Ph.D., FACHE Private equity ownership of rural hospitals is growing, but so are concerns about the effects private equity firms can have on quality of care in small, community hospitals. A new study reveals that care is riskier...

The leader of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital shares how some implemented ideas have fared.

Orginally posted by HealthLeaders BY Jay Asser, January 30, 2024 Many rural hospital CEOs are searching for answers in their mission to keep the doors open in the face of financial turmoil. For David Schreiner, CEO of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, not every strategy his...


Original post on HealthLeaders By Jay Asser, January 26,2024 When it comes to patient care, the choice is clear, says David Schreiner. KEY TAKEAWAYS In the United States, at least 386 hospitals have been acquired by private equity firms, with 34% of all private equity-owned hospitals...

Assessing the impact of private equity ownership on rural hospitals

Originally published on DOTmed HealthCare Business News by Gus Iversen, Editor in Chief, January 25, 2024 For better or worse, private equity investment is playing an increasingly central role in healthcare. Dr. David L. Schreiner president of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon, IL, and author...
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