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Implementing Consortiums

1:00 pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center

This SHIP webinar covered implementing consortiums for SHIP grantees. This webinar features panelists who leverage hospital networks/consortiums to braid SHIP and Flex programs to maximize funding impact and improve participating hospitals’ outcomes. Activities that are allowable under one program may not be allowable for the other. Please refer to the SHIP Allowable Investments Search Tool and Grant Guidance page for more information. This event was supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and coordinated by SHIP-TA, a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center). 

Audience: SORH Directors and SHIP Coordinators

Speakers: Alushus Cooper, Mississippi SHIP; and Rochelle Spinarski, Rural Health Solutions

By participating in this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge gained to improve your State’s SHIP funding strategy. 
  • Apply knowledge gained to improve the strategy of your State's SHIP workplan initiatives.   
  • Understand best practices and steps to implement a consortium-based SHIP funding strategy for your State. 
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