Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

Post-COVID Patient Transitions

March 11, 2021

View the fourth session in the DRCHSD Program Telehealth Webinar Series which will focus on patient transition post-COVID and how telehealth can support these transitions.

Upcoming Webinar

Industry-based Telehealth Programs

March 18, 2021

View the fifth session in the DRCHSD Program Telehealth Webinar Series which will focus on examples of hospitals and clinics working with local industries to provide care through telehealth.

Upcoming Webinar

Flex Program FY21 Non-Competing Continuation (NCC)

March 25, 2021

The purpose of this webinar is to provide guidance on the Flex Program NCC Progress Report due Friday, May 14th. The Flex Program FY21 Non-Competing Continuation (NCC) Progress Report will be available in EHB on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 and will be due in EHB on Friday, May 14, 2021.

Upcoming Webinar

Analytics to Measure Your Telehealth Outcomes

March 25, 2021

View the sixth session in the DRCHSD Program Telehealth Webinar Series which will focus on data that can be used to help healthcare providers make better decisions about telehealth services.

Upcoming Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Virtual Workshop

March 29, 2021 to April 5, 2021

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

April MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

April 15, 2021

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

Value-Based Care (VBC) Options for Rural

May 6, 2021

View the first session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for transitioning to VBC models and being successful with payment system transformation and population health.

Upcoming Webinar

Financial Risk in Value-Based Care (VBC) Models

May 13, 2021

View the second session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for dealing with financial risk attributed to VBC models.

Upcoming Reverse Site Visit

2021 Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

July 20, 2021 to July 22, 2021

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.

News

Critical Access Hospital Recognition

UPMC Cole, Coudersport, Pennsylvania

December 2020

UPMC Cole, located in Coudersport, Pennsylvania, is one of three critical access hospitals (CAHs) that received national recognition for demonstrating an innovative approach to post-acute care that supports a patient’s continued recovery from illness or management of a chronic illness or disability.

News

Minnesota Rural Health Conference Podcast Series!

November 2020

Tune in to the special podcast series developed by the Minnesota Rural Health Conference hosts to celebrate National Rural Health Day! The three podcasts will cover rural health issues and how the pandemic has affected us in Minnesota.

Critical Access Hospital Recognition

Harrison County Community Hospital, Bethany, Missouri

November 2020

Harrison County Community Hospital (HCCH), located in Bethany, Missouri, is one of three critical access hospitals (CAHs) that received national recognition for demonstrating an innovative approach to post-acute care that supports a patient’s continued recovery from illness, or management of a chronic illness or disability.

Critical Access Hospital Recognition

Pinckneyville Community Hospital, Pinckneyville, Illinois

October 2020

Pinckneyville Community Hospital, located in Pinckneyville, Illinois, is one of just three critical access hospitals that received national recognition for demonstrating an innovative approach to post-acute care that supports a patient’s continued recovery from illness or management of a chronic illness or disability.

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.