How to Prepare for Value-based Models and Population Health

Event Details
Friday, February 27, 2015
Host: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

Speakers:

  • Angie Charlet, RN, BSN, MHA, Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN)
  • Tim Putnam, DHA, MBA, FACHE, President/CEO, Margaret Mary Health Community Hospital

Facilitator: Terry Hill, MPA, Executive Director, Rural Health Innovations (RHI), Duluth, MN

Hear the most compelling reasons for rural hospitals to adopt value-based models and population health strategies.

  • What are the most compelling reasons for rural hospitals to adopt value-based models and population health? (Includes ACOs, CCOs, CMMI funded initiatives)
  • What are the reasons for rural hospitals to be cautious moving into this? 
  • Talk about your best three (or five) tips concerning:
  • Quality, leadership, care coordination 
  • What new skills and education will be required?
  • What challenges will you have in terms of the community?
  • Why is patient data important?
  • Type of partnerships within your community? 
  • Any final recommendations or lessons learned

 

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,100,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.