Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Meeting

Community Based Division: All Programs Meeting (APM)

February 27, 2018 to March 1, 2018

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.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Financially Sustainable Care Coordination

March 20, 2018

This webinar walks rural hospital leaders through the options to implement a financially sustainable care coordination program.

Upcoming Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Workshop

April 10, 2018 to April 12, 2018

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.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Collaborating with Public Health to Improve Population Health

April 25, 2018

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.

Past Events

Past Network Development Webinar

The Role of Networks in a Changing Health Care Landscape

February 21, 2018

Rural health network leaders discussed the role of networks in a changing health care environment during a September 2017 summit. Their findings, including six common roles networks should play to support network members in the transition to population health are presented in this webinar.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

Patient and Family Engagement: HCAHPS and the Role of Flex

February 15, 2018

Learn how Flex Programs are setting goals with HCAHPS data. Hear about the Kansas Flex Program Patient Satisfaction Learning Community project and related resources. Participate in a discussion about promising practices for HCAHPS improvement. Hear updates related to an electronic clinical quality measures pilot and the Abstracting for Accuracy project.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Outputs and Outcomes for Flex Program Success

February 14, 2018

Understand the history, theory and integration of process improvement in health care. Learn the difference between outputs and outcomes for Flex activities and discover where outputs and outcomes fit within Flex Program work and activities.

Past Webinar

Fiscal Year 2016 PIMS Data Report Out

January 25, 2018

This webinar recording will help the viewer understand how FOHRP is analyzing fiscal year (FY) 2015 and FY 2016 PIMS data reported by Flex Program and learn ways to use PIMS data and combine data from other sources to show Flex impact.

Past Webinar

The Flex Program: Looking Ahead

January 18, 2018

This webinar recording will help the viewer understand plans for Flex Program planning. Hear ideas for Flex Program future direction. Explore environmental scan data reflecting the current state of critical access hospitals and the national Flex Program.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Employee Satisfaction Survey Implementation Process

January 17, 2018

Learn how to implement an annual employee satisfaction survey. This webinar provides insight to choose "the right" survey questions, methods to administer the survey and critical survey follow-up steps.

Past HELP Webinar

The Role of Rural Hospitals in Addressing Substance Use Problems

January 10, 2018

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.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

Capturing CAH Finance: Leveraging Data for CAH Financial Improvement

January 8, 2018

Know where to find resources to support CAH financial improvement. Discuss different ways states are utilizing tools and leveraging relationships to improve financial performance within their CAHs. Understand the value of the CAH Measurement and Performance Assessment System (CAHMPAS) data query tool, CAH Financial Indicators Reports (CAHFIR) and the use of subcontractors for financial improvement success.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

ED-1 and ED-2: Incorporating Inpatient ED Measures into MBQIP

December 21, 2017

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.

Past Allied Health Webinar

IRWIN Rural Health Course

December 19, 2017

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.

Past Network Development Webinar

Project Evaluation Plan Toolkit

December 14, 2017

Evaluation planning can guide a rural health network in collecting information on project activities, tracking progress towards objectives and identifying project improvement opportunities. In this webinar, the presenters will walk through an evaluation planning toolkit to support networks in developing evaluation plans.

Past HELP Webinar

Burnout in Health Care

December 13, 2017

Review national data on burnout and share how health care systems across the state of Minnesota are working together to combat this crisis.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

How a State Flex Program Can Prepare for an Impactful CAH Site Visit

December 4, 2017

Understand best practices for conducting a CAH site visit, discuss different ways states are utilizing tools and leveraging relationships to conduct a successful site visit and foster peer-to-peer sharing of CAH site visit templates, tools and resources.

Past Webinar

The Five Characteristics Common to Thriving Rural Health Networks

November 16, 2017

Rural health networks are one of the answers for successfully shifting toward value-based care models. This webinar discusses the five common characteristics of a sustained rural health network, how to focus efforts to support those key attributes and what it takes to plan for the future.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Flex Program Work with Rural Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

November 8, 2017

Learn the performance observations and evidence of rural accountable care organization (ACO) involvement. Discover opportunities for state Flex Program involvement in supporting value-based models of care and understand the successes and challenges of rural ACOs and how the state Flex Program can play a supportive role.

Past Virtual Knowledge Group

Utilizing the Core Competencies for State Flex Program Excellence

November 6, 2017

Review the purpose of the Core Competencies for Flex Program Excellence and how they relate to Flex grant requirements. Hear about the self-assessment and learn about technical assistance available from TASC to support development of the Core Competencies. Discover how Flex Programs are using them to improve their program performance.

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