Rural Population Health Information Initiatives

Event Details
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
2:00pm to 3:00pm CST
Host: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This National Rural Health Information Technology (HIT) Coalition call will feature information about rural population health information initiatives. This event is coordinated by the TEchnical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center, and supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP).

Following the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify available data sources that could be compiled to create an understanding of the health status of a population
  • Describe how a rural hospital might utilize the data to inform and implement population health activities
  • Recognize the value of population health information initiatives and how Flex Programs can support them

Speakers

  • David Marc, The College of St. Scholastica
  • Quang Ngo, Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals (TORCH)
  • Melissa Bosworth, Eastern Plains Healthcare Consortium

For more information, please contact:
Nicole Clement
nclement@ruralcenter.org 

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, $1,560,000 (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.