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July 1, 2010 in City
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Lincoln Hospital CEO Tom Martin talks about the challenges of rural health facilities as he points out the features of their two-bed emergency room in Davenport, Wash., during a tour Wednesday June 22, 2010.

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Lincoln Hospital CEO Tom Martin points out features of the two-bed emergency room in Davenport, Wash., during a tour Wednesday June 22, 2010.

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Rural hospitals such as Lincoln Hospital in Davenport, Wash., face challenges in providing services and holding onto their patients.

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Lincoln Hospital in Davenport, Wash., continues to provide quality medical care through the main facility, shown here, and several clinics spread throughout the county.

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Lincoln Hospital CEO Tom Martin talks about the rural facility during a tour Wednesday, June 22, 2010.

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Lincoln Hospital CEO Tom Martin, center, talks with medical director Dr. Fred Reed, right, and Financial Officer Tyson Lacy during a tour Wednesday, June 22, 2010.

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Dr. Fred Reed, medical director of Lincoln Hospital, stops to talk with CEO Tom Martin during a tour of the hospital Wednesday, June 22, 2010.

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Greg Hanoff, chief facilities officer for the new Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee Wash., checks progress on the new 25-bed, $25 million dollar facility, which is due to be completed this fall.

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Construction of the the new Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Wash., frames the old 1960s building Wednesday June 23, 2010.

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A janitors wash basin closet has been turned into a cramped office at the old Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Wash. Overcrowding and outdated design led to the building of a new-25 bed, $25 million dollar medical facility.

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This tiny space holds the entire kitchen facility for the hospital in Grand Coulee, Wash. A new $25 million dollar facility is being built on the site with a completion target of this fall.

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Greg Hanoff, chief facilities officer for the new Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Wash., checks progress on the 25-bed, $25 million dollar facility.

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Greg Hanoff looks over work on the new Coulee Medical Center in Grand Coulee, Wash.

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Graham Construction employees are hard at work on a new 25-bed hospital in Grand Coulee, Wash.