As many rural hospitals struggle to stay afloat, there is one in Linton, Indiana that has gone from being “millions of dollars in the red to recording a small profit.” With very careful budgeting and management, Greene County General Hospital has become a standout rural hospital nationally.
A company based out of Provo, Utah is setting up locations and hiring workers in rural areas. The co-owners saw rural residents with marketable skills, but not enough local jobs to match their experience. So the owners are setting up hubs that serve as tech support and call centers for companies they contract with. The entrepreneurs hope to create co-working hubs for small-town business owners and inject new life into rural economies.