Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project The Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project supports small rural hospitals nationally by providing on-site technical assistance to assist bridging the gaps between the current health care system and the newly emerging health care delivery and payment system.
Network Development Webinars Find recordings and resources from recent technical assistance webinars for Rural Health Network Development grantees.
Performance Management Group (PMG) Calls Learn from the experience of leading hospital administrators and nationally recognized field experts. PMG calls allow peer-to-peer education focused on preparing rural hospitals for new payment and care delivery models.
This LC webinar is for pre-selected SRHT eligible hospital leadership teams only. In this third Learning Collaborative (LC) webinar, hospital teams will be prepped to develop their Balanced Scorecards.
This session will provide DRCHSD hospital and clinic leaders with information needed to retain COVID-19 funding and prepare for a single audit. BKD will recommend best practices for procedures, documentation and example methodologies for tracking various funding sources, revenues and expenses related to COVID-19.
By attending this webinar, participants will be able to hear feedback on the new MBQIP quality report template, receive updates on a temporary timeline for MBQIP quarterly data reports, and understand virtual logistics of the upcoming 2020 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV).
Staying up-to-date on funding opportunities and associated guidance has been a challenge for all hospital and clinic leaders. BKD’s subject matter experts will share the most current information on funding sources and explore the potential downstream impact on the hospital’s cost report.
Hospitals are eager to resume operations and reach pre-COVID volumes as quickly as possible. However, with the threat of a possible COVID resurgence, labor disruptions and community uncertainty, the rebound is slower than expected. Tune in to learn strategies that successful rural hospitals are pursuing to recast operations and rebuild lost volumes as quickly as possible.
The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV) is an opportunity for state Flex Programs to make connections, share best practices and gather lessons learned to better engage and empower CAHs in activities to support healthy rural communities.
BKD will review the revenue cycle strategies rural hospital and clinic leaders should be aware of as they determine how to prioritize and address any backlog in revenue cycle. This session will provide leaders with an example of how to prioritize A/R, opportunities for uninsured COVID reimbursement programs, and discuss how to manage remote staff productivity.
Proper alignment with employed and affiliated physicians continues to present challenges, especially to rural providers. With growing practice subsidies and recruitment and retention difficulties, leaders must engage at a deeper level with the medical staff to achieve sustainable arrangements. Tune in to hear from BKD experts about how organizations are repositioning to achieve value for the organization, physicians and the patients they mutually care for.
Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital (SGCMH), located in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, is one of only four critical access hospitals that received national recognition for demonstrating innovative care coordination initiatives to improve population health.
Through the fulfillment of VVRMC’s mission and vision, they strive to improve patient satisfaction by existing as the premier provider for all healthcare needs within their community, all while delivering healthcare they can trust.
In this video, one rural ambulance service shares the value realized in reporting and using data to improve organizational culture. They share their enhanced ability to identify improvement opportunities that move the needle on health outcomes for their patients, such as Community Paramedicine and an antibiotic protocol for sepsis.
In 2017, supplemental funding was awarded to the Kentucky Office of Rural Health’s Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program to support CAHs located in communities with high rates of poverty, unemployment, and/or substance abuse. Mary Breckinridge Appalachian Regional Healthcare utilized the funds based on needs identified around substance abuse.