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Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Network Development Webinar

Behind the Scenes with Strategic Planning, Part 2

October 5, 2017

In this webinar, presenters will walk through a strategic planning toolkit to support rural health networks in developing an effective and dynamic strategic plan.

Upcoming Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Workshop

October 17, 2017 to October 19, 2017

The goal of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (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.

Past Events

Past Reverse Site Visit

Rural Health Network Summit 2017

September 14, 2017 to September 15, 2017

This event will bring together rural health network leaders to discuss the important role of networks in the changing health care landscape. During the summit, network leaders will interact with peers to explore innovative and effective initiatives and projects that are delivering value to network members during this time of transition.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Sustainability Action Planning for Allied Health Networks

August 30, 2017

For rural health networks and network projects, sustainability can be defined as the ability to achieve desired outcomes and financial viability through implementation and deployment of the network’s business plan. This webinar shares information on the process of developing an action plan to identify and address opportunities for sustainability.

Past Network Development Webinar

Behind the Scenes with Strategic Planning, Part 1

August 24, 2017

Meaningful strategic paths enable effective change by considering what actions are necessary in order to achieve an organization’s vision. In this webinar, presenters will describe how the product of strategic planning sets the stage for change and will provide tips for effective strategic planning.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

Antibiotic Stewardship

August 17, 2017

Learn about antibiotic stewardship. Discuss MBQIP success, challenges and brainstorm strategies to assist hospitals toward reporting, participating, improving and excelling across the four MBQIP domains.

Past Network Development Webinar

Network Development TA Welcome Webinar 2017

August 1, 2017

RHI is the technical assistance provider for the 2017 cohort of Rural Health Network Development grantees. In this introductory webinar, the Network TA Team shares its approach and strategies, describes TA methods and opportunities and presents upcoming TA events. 

Past SHIP Webinar

SHIP State Coordinator Technical Assistance Webinar: July 2017

July 27, 2017

This webinar will feature one state's collaborative efforts involved with pooling SHIP funds for a shared project. The presentation will also include a summary of program recommendations submitted as part of the FY17 progress reports, along with an opportunity for SHIP coordinators to provide additional feedback and insights.

Past HELP Webinar

Critical Access Hospital Pro Forma for Shared Savings

July 26, 2017

Explore a new Excel-based tool developed by the Rural Health Value team and Premier, Inc. The CAH Pro Forma for Shared Savings assesses the financial implications of joining an ACO.

Past Reverse Site Visit

2017 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit

July 19, 2017 to July 20, 2017

The latest information about the Flex Program, including a discussion of how delivering value in health care will impact CAHs will be covered. The event is an opportunity for Flex Program grantees to share experiences and successes with one another and with project officers and other FORHP staff.

Past HELP Webinar

Scaling Tele-Behavioral Health Across the Health System

June 28, 2017

Behavioral Health and Virtual Care leaders discuss best practices and lessons learned while providing insights on how to implement and scale a Tele-Behavioral Health Program at a tertiary care center across a system of small, rural hospitals and clinics.

Past Network Development Webinar

Technology to Support Care Coordination

June 22, 2017

Technology can improve communication, reporting and outcomes for networks or partners as they engage in care coordination. This webinar features a panel of rural health network leaders who share their experiences in selecting and implementing technology that supports care coordination efforts.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

Future MBQIP Measures and Resource Needs

June 21, 2017

Learn about the future of MBQIP and resources needed and discuss MBQIP success, challenges and brainstorm strategies to assist hospitals to excel in data reporting and performance improvement.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Evaluation Plan Review and Highlights of Networks’ Impact in Rural

June 21, 2017

Monitoring and adapting goals through the regular review of an evaluation plan helps to continue progress toward a program or network vision. This webinar reviews the strategic planning cycle and the Plan to Measure Key Data and Evaluation Scorecard templates.

Past HELP Webinar

Alternative Payment Models: Business Perspective

May 3, 2017

As CAHs and small rural hospitals evaluate whether to participate in an APM, it is important for leadership to evaluate the APM model from a business plan perspective. Learn about the financial strategies IRCCO has undertaken to prepare clinical integration.

Past PMG Call

Success Secrets from an ACO High Performer

April 25, 2017

A rural hospital discusses recent participation in a high performing ACO which increased hospital revenue and helped its ACO achieve $11M dollars in shared savings.

Past SHIP Webinar

SHIP Coordinator Technical Assistance Webinar: April 2017

April 18, 2017

This webinar discusses a recent Lean project conducted at a CAH in Arizona and how similar quality improvement initiatives can be undertaken using SHIP funding. In addition, this webinar outlines key trends of SHIP funding in FY 2016 and reviews helpful SHIP resources.

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