Upcoming Events

Upcoming Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Virtual Workshop

November 9, 2020 to November 16, 2020

The goal of the FORHP Flex Program Virtual Workshop is to provide new or existing Flex Program staff an orientation to the Flex Program. Attendance at this event is open only to state Flex grantees.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

November MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

November 19, 2020

MBQIP VKGs provide a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs and subcontractors. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

Upcoming Webinar

How to Communicate Who You Truly Are as an Organization

December 3, 2020

In this sixth webinar of the 8-part series, Communication Strategies for Community Outreach and Education, learn to develop an image that aligns with your organization’s vision and future growth strategy.

Upcoming Webinar

What’s Your 2021 Story? The Art of Storytelling

December 17, 2020

In this eighth and final webinar of the 8-part series, Communication Strategies for Community Outreach and Education, you’ll leave inspired and energized to go out and tell the story of your rural health organization.

News

Hospital Spotlight

Cibola General Hospital Pushes Forward

September 2020

Cibola General Hospital (CGH) located in Grants, NM, is a 25-bed, not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital (CAH) providing acute care, obstetrics, ICU, emergency medicine, surgery, and related outpatient ancillary services to residents of Grants, NM and surrounding communities.

News

NEW! Rural Behavioral Health Care Coordination Summit Findings

September 2020

This new report offers tips on how to maximize available resources and new technology to improve efficiency in care management and transitions of care. It identifies some of the greatest barriers to care coordination and focuses on four areas of opportunity for addressing them.

Hospital Spotlight

Blue Mountain Strengthens Community Partnerships Amidst the Pandemic

September 2020

Blue Mountain Hospital (BMH) is an 11-bed not-for-profit, Critical Access Hospital (CAH) providing acute care, obstetrics, swing bed, emergency medicine, surgery, dialysis, and related outpatient ancillary services to the residents of Blanding, Utah and surrounding communities.

News

Rural Health Care Leader Presented Calico Leadership Award

August 2020

John Gale, Senior Research Associate and Director of Policy Engagement at the Maine Rural Health Research Center, and a Co-Principle Investigator of the Flex Monitoring Team, was awarded the Calico Leadership Award at the 2020 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit.

Critical Access Hospital Recognition

Lexington Regional Health Center, Lexington, Nebraska

August 2020

Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC), located in Lexington, Nebraska, was one of only four critical access hospitals that received national recognition for demonstrating innovative care coordination initiatives to improve population health.

Critical Access Hospital Recognition

Lincoln County Medical Center, Ruidoso, New Mexico

July 2020

Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC), located in Ruidoso, New Mexico, was one of only four critical access hospitals (CAH) that earned national recognition for demonstrating innovative care coordination initiatives to improve population health.