Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Flex Program Telehealth Webinars

Virtual Primary Care

May 17, 2021

Define what virtual primary care is and what a visit looks like for a patient. Recall data and evidence related to the effectiveness of virtual primary care. Identify the opportunities and challenges of virtual primary care for rural health providers. Describe how COVID is affecting and may affect virtual primary care as a service line.

Upcoming Webinar

RHPTP Eligible Learning Collaborative

May 24, 2021 to August 30, 2021

RHPTP Eligible Learning Collaborative is designed to help you assess your organizational strengths and weaknesses in preparing for the transition to value-based care (VBC). Through education and group discussion, you will gain a better understanding of a variety of VBC topics that lend themselves to help strengthen your organizational foundation for becoming effective participants in a health system focused on value.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

June MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

June 10, 2021

MBQIP VKGs provide a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs and subcontractors. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

Upcoming Conference

2021 Virtual Minnesota Rural Health Conference

June 22, 2021 to June 23, 2021

The 2021 virtual conference will consist of a keynote address from Commissioner Jan Malcolm, six highly interactive workshops, and a policy panel.

Upcoming Conference

2021 Virtual Minnesota Rural Health Conference

June 22, 2021 to June 23, 2021

The 2021 virtual conference will consist of a keynote address from Commissioner Jan Malcolm, six highly interactive workshops, and a policy panel.

Upcoming Webinar

Tele-Monitoring of Rural Patients

July 7, 2021

This webinar will build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of telehealth and the rural application. It will share examples of rural models and provide access to educational information and resources that can be disseminated to rural providers.

Upcoming Webinar

Building the Foundation of Your Recruitment Efforts

July 8, 2021

This session will focus on identifying the four phases of the recruitment process, distinguishing how the recruiting process in rural areas is different than urban, and designing the ideal recruitment ream for rural and underserved areas.

Upcoming Reverse Site Visit

2021 Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

July 20, 2021 to July 22, 2021

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV) is an opportunity for state Flex Programs to make connections, share best practices and gather lessons learned to better engage and empower CAHs in activities to support healthy rural communities.

Upcoming Webinar

Marketing on a Shoestring Budget: Free and Low-Cost Tools to Tell Your Story

July 22, 2021

This session will examine successful strategies for creating job postings, plan an approach that tells your organization's virtual story through your web presence and social media, as well as discuss free and low-cost marketing resources and how they can aid in recruitment.

Upcoming Webinar

Collaborative Discussion: Best Practice Sharing

July 29, 2021

This session will focus on learning about recruitment and retention strategies used by other hospitals and clinics participating in the DRCHSD program as well as getting to answer any questions you have!

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Resilience: Springing Back to Move Forward

August 11, 2021

This webinar will explore how the concept of resilience supports this ability and how it relates to the goal of healthcare to support quality and safety.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Using Telehealth to Support Value-Based Care

August 24, 2021

Telehealth can be an effective tool in managing chronic conditions in reducing readmissions. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1135 Federal waiver permitted certified rural health clinics (RHCs) and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to provide services using telehealth without the restrictions that were previously in place. 

Past Events

Past Webinar

The Five Characteristics Common to Thriving Rural Health Networks

November 16, 2017

Rural health networks are one of the answers for successfully shifting toward value-based care models. This webinar discusses the five common characteristics of a sustained rural health network, how to focus efforts to support those key attributes and what it takes to plan for the future.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Flex Program Work with Rural Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

November 8, 2017

Learn the performance observations and evidence of rural accountable care organization (ACO) involvement. Discover opportunities for state Flex Program involvement in supporting value-based models of care and understand the successes and challenges of rural ACOs and how the state Flex Program can play a supportive role.

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Utilizing the Core Competencies for State Flex Program Excellence

November 6, 2017

Review the purpose of the Core Competencies for Flex Program Excellence and how they relate to Flex grant requirements. Hear about the self-assessment and learn about technical assistance available from TASC to support development of the Core Competencies. Discover how Flex Programs are using them to improve their program performance.

Past Network Development Webinar

Behind the Scenes with Strategic Planning, Part 2

October 5, 2017

This presentation walks through a strategic planning toolkit to support rural health networks in developing an effective and dynamic strategic plan.

Past Reverse Site Visit

Rural Health Network Summit 2017

September 14, 2017 to September 15, 2017

This event will bring together rural health network leaders to discuss the important role of networks in the changing health care landscape. During the summit, network leaders will interact with peers to explore innovative and effective initiatives and projects that are delivering value to network members during this time of transition.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Sustainability Action Planning for Allied Health Networks

August 30, 2017

For rural health networks and network projects, sustainability can be defined as the ability to achieve desired outcomes and financial viability through implementation and deployment of the network’s business plan. This webinar shares information on the process of developing an action plan to identify and address opportunities for sustainability.

Past Network Development Webinar

Behind the Scenes with Strategic Planning, Part 1

August 24, 2017

Meaningful strategic paths enable effective change by considering what actions are necessary in order to achieve an organization’s vision. In this webinar, the presenters describe how the product of strategic planning sets the stage for change and provide tips for effective strategic planning.

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

Antibiotic Stewardship

August 17, 2017

Learn about antibiotic stewardship. Hear a discussion about MBQIP successes, challenges and strategies to assist hospitals toward reporting, participating, improving and excelling across the four MBQIP domains.

Past Network Development Webinar

Network Development TA Welcome Webinar 2017

August 1, 2017

RHI is the technical assistance provider for the 2017 cohort of Rural Health Network Development grantees. In this introductory webinar, the Network TA Team shares its approach and strategies, describes TA methods and opportunities and presents upcoming TA events. 

Past SHIP Webinar

SHIP State Coordinator Technical Assistance Webinar: July 2017

July 27, 2017

This webinar will feature one state's collaborative efforts involved with pooling SHIP funds for a shared project. The presentation will also include a summary of program recommendations submitted as part of the FY17 progress reports, along with an opportunity for SHIP coordinators to provide additional feedback and insights.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Critical Access Hospital Pro Forma for Shared Savings

July 26, 2017

Explore a new Excel-based tool developed by the Rural Health Value team and Premier, Inc. The CAH Pro Forma for Shared Savings assesses the financial implications of joining an ACO.

Past Reverse Site Visit

2017 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit

July 19, 2017 to July 20, 2017

View the presentations and materials from the 2017 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV). The annual RSV consists of the latest information about the Flex Program, including discussions related to delivering value in health care, the impact on CAHs and the sharing of best practices.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Scaling Tele-Behavioral Health Across the Health System

June 28, 2017

Behavioral Health and Virtual Care leaders discuss best practices and lessons learned while providing insights on how to implement and scale a Tele-Behavioral Health Program at a tertiary care center across a system of small, rural hospitals and clinics.

Past Network Development Webinar

Technology to Support Care Coordination

June 22, 2017

Technology can improve communication, reporting and outcomes for networks or partners as they engage in care coordination. This webinar features a panel of rural health network leaders who share their experiences in selecting and implementing technology that supports care coordination efforts.

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

Future MBQIP Measures and Resource Needs

June 21, 2017

Learn about the future of MBQIP and resources needed. Hear a discussion of MBQIP successes, challenges and strategies to assist hospitals to excel in data reporting and performance improvement.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Evaluation Plan Review and Highlights of Networks’ Impact in Rural

June 21, 2017

Monitoring and adapting goals through the regular review of an evaluation plan helps to continue progress toward a program or network vision. This webinar reviews the strategic planning cycle and the Plan to Measure Key Data and Evaluation Scorecard templates.

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