Community Based Division: All Programs Meeting (APM)

Event Details
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP)

The All Programs Meeting (APM), held February 27 – March 1, 2018 in Bethesda, MD brought network leaders from across the Community Based Division (CBD) grant programs together to engage in learning "Strategies for Success: Strengthening Rural Partnerships". Participants from the seven CBD programs had opportunities to get to know each other, share experiences and best practices while learning together.

Rural Health Innovations (RHI) presented topics for attendees of the APM. These topics included Partnership Building, Facilitating Group Decision Making and Establishing Product and Services for Sustainability to implement these ideas. While these presentations were not recorded at the APM, RHI has made them available to access through the recently recorded presentations including handouts and samples.

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Building Trust in Collaborative Partnerships

As our health care environment continues to change, collaboration is vital to sustainability. Networks provide value to their members while contributing to the overall health of their communities through collaboration. This webinar recording, accompanied by a worksheet, network leaders to provide meaningful and impactful collaborations.


Establishing Product and Services for Sustainability

Revenue generation is a key component of sustainability. Learn how the Product of Service Designer tool, accompanied by worksheets and handouts, can be used to identify approaches to meeting member and partners' needs through exploration from network leaders leading to network sustainability.


Continued Engagement: Helping Groups Make Decisions

It's best to approach the issues from a group's perspective versus an individual approach when solving complex issues. Engagement from a group, such as your stakeholders, can lead to greater commitment and follow through. This tool provides insight to the three phases of group decision making and how to gain engagement during each phase.