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.
A webinar from FORHP and CDC to provide additional information about completion of the National Health Safety Network (NHSN) Annual Facility Survey and its use in monitoring implementation of antibiotic stewardship programs.
Learn how to assess your current performance and choose reporting strategies that make the most sense to your practice and your patients. See how to test various reporting methods and plan improvement goals.
Understand how FOHRP is analyzing fiscal year (FY) 2015 and FY 2016 PIMS data reported by Flex Programs. Discuss ways to use PIMS data and combine data from other sources to show Flex impact. Help FORHP improve PIMS data collection and reporting for FY 2017.
Understand the value of CAHMPAS and discuss different ways states are utilizing CAHMPAS. Learn best practices and tips for getting the most out of your CAHMPAS experience and hear about upcoming CAHMPAS developments.
Discover new ideas to engage your patients and their families and create a more healing experience for them. Discuss strategies for staff accountability and remembering the true intention for creating a positive patient experience.
Rural health network leaders discussed the role of networks in a changing health care environment during a September 2017 summit. Their findings, including six common roles networks should play to support network members in the transition to population health will be presented in this webinar.
The purpose of the Community-Based Division All Programs Meeting (CBD APM) is to create a shared learning environment in which awardees can discover innovative strategies for program implementation, share best practices, gather lessons learned from fellow awardee experiences, and identify potential opportunities for collaboration through networking with others.
Quality Reporting Specialist Robyn Carlson of Stratis Health will be offering open office hour calls to discuss CAHMBQIP data abstraction questions on April 11, 2018. Sessions are free of charge, but registration is required.
Quality Reporting Specialist Robyn Carlson of Stratis Health will be offering open office hour calls to discuss CAHMBQIP data abstraction questions on June 20, 2018. Sessions are free of charge, but registration is required.
The Center received a three-year cooperative agreement award from HRSAFORHP to support the DRCHSD Program. It assists leaders and providers in identifying and addressing health care needs while strengthening the local health care system.
The effectiveness of any collaborative group is highly dependent on the quality of connections that exist among participants. This article describes a sample network to show how network leaders can use Social Network Analysis to measure relationships, increase collective self-awareness, and maximize collaboration strategically.
This article shares lessons learned from Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH), an initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. It offers insights gained from the participants' experiences setting up workflows to share data across a broad range of partners.
After only six months of their SRHT QI Project implementation, DMH is reporting successes including the start of a chronic care management program, creation of a patient satisfaction committee and an innovative approach to leadership rounds.