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.
Effective workflows and processes are vital elements to successful care coordination programs. This cohort call will allow networks to connect with each other, as well as our subject matter experts, to share their experiences and ask specific questions about unique situations to their networks around workflows.
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.
The Portal has been updated with two new scenarios in the Data Tool which now includes scenarios on Emergency Department Utilization and Mental Health Shortage as well as Transportation and Health Status.
Delta Memorial Hospital was spotlighted in November 2017 for the progress on their QI project. Read this next spotlight which talks about their SEAL team, charged with the task of impacting patient experience.