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.
In this webinar, the Indiana Rural Workforce Innovation Network will discuss its Rural Health Course, an exploration of health care delivery in the rural community, and student exposure to unique differentiators that accompany a rural practice.
Participate in discussion about the Inpatient ED measures (ED-1 and ED-2) new to MBQIP. Understand the basics, review currently available CAH data and discuss best practices for quality improvement. Also hear updates on antibiotic stewardship measures, National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) enrollment and upcoming changes to the MBQIP Data Reports.
Quality Reporting Specialist Robyn Carlson of Stratis Health will be offering open office hour calls to discuss CAHMBQIP data abstraction questions on January 10, 2018. Sessions are free of charge, but registration is required.
Explore the issues driving substance use in rural communities and discuss the role of rural hospitals in supporting and participating in community-based strategies and programs to address this ongoing population health problem.
Registration for this webinar will open Monday, December 11.
Hear how a rural Vermont hospital addressed the substance misuse and opioid crisis in their community by developing programs, forming partnerships and implementing best practices.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.