Sarah Jane Tribble, Senior Correspondent at Kaiser Health News, covers the state of health care in rural America. Previously, she produced award-winning coverage on prescription drug prices and the rare-disease drug industry. Before her work at KHN, Tribble covered health care for Cleveland’s NPR and PBS affiliate and spent more than a decade as a staff writer for newspapers across the country. Her work appears in The Washington Post and USA Today, and she is a regular contributor to NPR’s Morning Edition” and All Things Considered.”

Rural America
After Platinum Health Took Control of Noble Sites, All Hospital Workers Were Fired
A private-equity startup acquired two rural Missouri hospitals during the pandemic. In March, it suspended all hospital services.