Upcoming Events

Upcoming HELP Webinar

2019 Rural Care Coordination and Population Health Summit Findings

August 27, 2019

Explore the findings from the 2019 Rural Care Coordination and Population Health Management Summit. Speakers will identify key actions that leaders and providers should take to further develop a local infrastructure that they can deliver and manage population health in the future.

Upcoming Network Development Webinar

Action Planning for Sustainability

August 28, 2019

The ongoing longevity of a grant project is dependent on the sustainability of the network. Sustainability is defined as the network’s ability to achieve desired outcomes and maintain the ability to do so over time. This webinar describes the three phases to completing a Network Sustainability Action Plan.

Upcoming Network Development Cohort Group Call

Integrating Behavioral Health: Shared Care Plans

September 10, 2019

A shared care plan combines medical and behavioral health treatment plans into a single document. These plans encourage whole person care, foster collaboration within and across clinical sites, and enhance transparency in the provider-patient relationship. Please join your peers to share and learn from others.

Upcoming Network Development Cohort Group Call

The Evolution of Remote Technology in Health Care

September 12, 2019

Remote technologies in health care, including tele-medicine, remote patient monitoring, home health monitoring, and distance learning have evolved over the past several years, aided by the rapid advancement of smart phones and high-speed internet. In this cohort call, we will share our experiences and plans for using remote technologies as well as some of the challenges and solutions that each of us have discovered.

Upcoming Webinar

Program Evaluation Guides for Flex and SHIP

September 16, 2019

Discover the new Flex and SHIP Program Evaluation guides, understand the evaluation rationale in Flex and SHIP, the design, methods for data collection, and reporting, and learn about evaluation templates, tools, and program samples.

Upcoming Network Development Cohort Group Call

Continued Engagement of Medical Partners

September 19, 2019

Continued engagement in your care coordination program is a common topic for discussion amongst those doing care coordination. This next cohort call will look at engagement from three angles including engaging providers and peers, managing leadership change, and maintaining momentum.

Upcoming Workshop

DRCHSD 2019 Summit

September 24, 2019 to September 25, 2019

The purpose of the DRCHSD 2019 Summit is to gather the nine participating hospitals and clinics, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Delta Regional Authority, program technical assistance providers and state partners. The two-day Summit will provide program accomplishments, rural health care information, networking and an overview of the next phase of projects.

Upcoming Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Workshop

October 1, 2019 to October 3, 2019

The goal of the FORHP Flex Program 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.


Network Spotlight

Community Care Alliance, a Western Health Care Alliance Company

August 2019

The Valley View Hospital (VVH) and the Community Care Alliance (CCA, Network) seek to expand access to, coordinate, and improve the quality of essential health care services in the rural communities in which the Network's participating providers operate or reside.


Rural Health Care Leader Presented Calico Leadership Award

July 2019

John Barnas, Executive Director of the MCRH, a non-profit affiliate of Michigan State University, was awarded the Calico Leadership Award at the 2019 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit held July 10-11 in Washington, DC.