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.
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.
Understand the core elements of community health assessments and community health plans required of accredited public health agencies. Explore sources of public health data and ways to address the social determinants of health by working in collaboration with public health and other community-based partners.
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 success of networks transfers to the success of our rural health care system as health care transitions toward population health. This report presents a combination of findings and analysis to illustrate and demonstrate the powerful role that networks actively play within their communities.
Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center shares mid-year accomplishments of their SRHT QI Project, including reduced ED time, focus on preventing readmissions and improving education for providers and staff on QI data.
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.