Community & Population Health Community support of the local health care system is vital for sustainability and growth. Learn how to create a healthier and more engaged community by working with The Center.
Health Information Technology Consulting As the national knowledge center on rural electronic health record adoption, The Center offers comprehensive services targeted at rural hospitals, rural health clinics and state and national HIT programs.
Leadership Success begins with strong, informed leadership. The Center offers a variety of services, on-site and remotely, to leaders to assess strengths and identify areas of useful performance improvement.
Workforce The Center understands that rural health care facilities face unique workforce challenges. Since 1991, The Center has assisted rural citizens, health professionals, educators and policymakers with design and implementation strategies to assure the availability of quality health care.
Strategic Planning Effective planning is critical for organizational success. Expertly facilitated services conducted by The Center’s staff of national rural health experts will help hospitals and organizations achieve this success.
Performance Improvement The Center offers a complete spectrum of rural health performance improvement services. With support from The Center, clients succeed in aligning people, processes and resources with their mission.
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.
Associates Program The Associates Program is designed to connect health care organizations and networks with highly qualified rural consultants and technical experts.
Resource Library The Center's Resource Library features webinars, presentations, articles and toolkits developed by trusted industry leaders to guide and support rural health stakeholders.
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.
Driving change isn’t easy. We sometimes spend a lot of time and energy developing what we think is a well-designed change initiative, only to have others’ reactions derail the plan entirely. It’s likely that you’re working through many changes as the Allied Health grant period comes to a close. In this webinar, we’ll take a look at both the rational and emotional side of a change initiative, and give you strategies for addressing both. We’ll explore ways to not only keep others engaged in the change process, but also to keep up your own energy as you encounter challenges along the way.
Confidently selecting the right, or best, care coordination software is a challenge that comes up in many of our calls. It's important to select software that meets the needs of the project today and in the future. Join this call to explore this question with our Technology Cohort.
Understand the methodology involved in calculating the MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmarks and the intended uses of the measures. Hear about the outcomes of the Abstracting for Accuracy project and how Flex partners can leverage the learnings to improve reporting practices
For a network to be sustainable, network leaders must continually evaluate progress and results, while stakeholders must clearly see and understand the benefit of being a part of a network. Through this workshop, participants will work within the context of their networks and engage in interactive sessions to learn how to implement the BSC methodology.
The purpose of the DRCHSD 2018 Summit is to gather the ten participating hospitals and clinics, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Delta Regional Authority, program technical assistance providers and state partners. The two-day Summit will provide program accomplishments, rural health care information, networking and an overview of the next phase of projects.
A very common fear is speaking in front of others. True leadership means facing this fear head on. Read on to learn strategies that will help you face your fears, as well as effectively deliver your message!
Senior leadership at Presentation Medical Center is guided by the principle that progress is most effectively accomplished by starting with a strong and engaged leadership team. This is evident in the outcomes of their SRHT project.
Northeast Kentucky Regional Health Information Organization located in West Liberty, KY assists health care providers and patients with the use of technology and connectivity to improve the health of their community.
Recruiting and retaining health professionals can be particularly profound in rural areas. The loss of even a single professional can impact health care delivery resulting in limited access to basic health care services for thousands of residents. In this article, learn how the small community of Grafton, ND has overcome their rural obstacles by utilizing its number one resource…their community members.
Learn about a notice of funding opportunity for 75 communities to develop implementation plans for opioid use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery interventions with an overall goal to reduce opioid overdoses among rural populations.
UMH successfully incorporated the ten action items recommended in their 2017 FOA strategic plan. The teams modified time frame goals to coincide with the strategic plan to stay focused on the implementation.