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Visiting officials share thoughts on rural healthcare

North Shore Health and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic have a unique partnership, officials say.
North Shore Health and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic have a unique partnership, officials say.

Most WTIP listeners know that North Shore Health and the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic are housed at the same campus here in Grand Marais and that they work together in a variety of ways. That isn’t the norm in rural healthcare, according to some recent visitors to the North Shore. 
 
Jonathan Watson, the Chief Executive Officer of the Minnesota Association of Community Health Centers and Matt Anderson, senior vice president of policy at the Minnesota Hospital Association, visited the hospital and clinic this week to talk to them about that partnership—and about the future of healthcare overall. 
 
WTIP’s Rhonda Silence sat down with the healthcare officials to learn more. 
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