Pocahontas hospital adjusting well under new status, spokesman says

Pocahontas facility is state’s first designated ‘rural hospital’

An ambulance is shown in this May 2013 file photo. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Stephen B. Thornton)

A month after it became the state's first hospital to take advantage of a new designation allowing it to receive enhanced federal support in exchange for eliminating most inpatient services, St.