Improving Care Management and Patient Satisfaction Scores to Prepare for Value-based Purchasing

Event Details
Friday, August 15, 2014
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)


  • Joann Emge, CEO, Sparta Community Hospital, IL
  • Lori Clinton, Chief Nurse Executive, Sparta Community Hospital, IL
  • Blake Kramer, Administrator, Franklin Medical Center, LA

Sparta Community Hospital and Franklin Medical Center discuss the challenges that rural hospitals are facing with regards to quality. They share their approach to improving quality of care processes for their patients and why they are implementing best practices now to prepare for value-based purchasing.