Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

Financial Risk in Value-Based Care (VBC) Models

May 13, 2021

View the second session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for dealing with financial risk attributed to VBC models.

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 Network Planning Webinar

Managing Change for Network Leaders

January 20, 2016

This webinar focuses on building network leadership skills through effective change management. The presentation discusses the different degrees of change intensity, factors related to successful or unsuccessful change efforts, and how leaders of rural health networks can support change initiatives for improved sustainability.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Program Evaluation Planning and Tools for Allied Health Networks

January 20, 2016

It is important to assess the impact of program objectives to demonstrate value, to monitor progress toward the program goals and to identify potential best practices and lessons learned. This webinar provides a useful template and guidance in writing a program evaluation plan.

Past Webinar

Meaningful Use and Transitions of Care

January 14, 2016

This webinar discusses the need for effective care transitions facilitated by HIT. The presentation includes real solutions and practical steps that facilitate effective exchange of patient information among providers across the spectrum of care.

Past SHIP Webinar

2016 SHIP Lean Training: Part 1

January 12, 2016

The first webinar in the three-part educational series for SHIP-eligible hospitals in 2016 covers the Principles of Lean Healthcare, the eight areas of waste and the voice of the customer.

Past Network Planning Webinar

Communication for Network Leaders

December 16, 2015

The second webinar of the Network Leadership Webinar Series focuses on effective and engaged communication for driving momentum in rural health networks. The presentation discusses the importance of developing a network vision, mission and clearly defined purpose, as well as assessing target markets and community support, when considering communication methods.

Past HIT Workforce Webinar

Value Propositions: Key to Network Sustainability

December 10, 2015

This webinar reviews a process for creating effective value propositions for rural health networks. It also features insights from a network leader who has developed value propositions for use within marketing efforts. The accompanying worksheet is a customized tool to support network value proposition development.

Past Webinar

Healthcare Professional Flu Measure (OP-27) Webinar

December 9, 2015

Hear an overview of the health care professional influenza measure (OP-27), including how to sign up for an account through the National Safety Healthcare Network (NHSN), the measure submission process and available quality improvement support.

Past Webinar

Laying the Groundwork for a Capital Campaign

December 1, 2015

Learn the importance and key tips for cultivating connections and community relationships, stakeholder outreach and creating a capital campaign case statement. Also, hear how to track and share impact of a capital project to tell the most compelling story.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Improving Transition of Care and HCAHPS Scores, Part 1

December 1, 2015

Learn best practices to increase and improve seamless care delivery from admission through discharge, and the importance of continuous coordinated care delivery which includes numerous community stakeholders.

Past Network Planning Webinar

Board Development for Network Leaders

November 18, 2015

This webinar discusses considerations related to network board development, including membership structure, board member roles and responsibilities, bylaws and value propositions. Participants are led through Section B of the accompanying Network Self-Assessment Tool, a resource designed for newly formed rural health networks to identify areas of strengths and challenges.

Past Webinar

Strategic Capital Planning and Capital Budgeting

November 17, 2015

Regarding capital planning and budgeting, learn to anticipate possible changes, assess their implication and impact on an organization and capital structure and develop an action plan to minimize the negative impacts and maximize the potential opportunities. Hear the importance of capital budgeting and “how to” tips from a CAH CEO.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Marketing for Allied Health Student Recruitment

November 17, 2015

This webinar reviews several elements for rural health networks, hiring organizations and educational facilities to consider when creating a strategic marketing plan. Focus areas include defining your target market, conducting a competitive analysis, developing value propositions and identifying promotional activities. This webinar also features insights from one community college's experiences with recruiting students into health sciences programs.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Care Coordination and Its Role in Transforming Local Health Care (Part 1)

November 17, 2015

Hear an introduction to care coordination and how it fits with Triple Aim. Learn how to define the target population and how an assessment can help focus coordination efforts. A review of how information technology is used to support these efforts is included.

Past Network Development Webinar

Fundamentals of Financial Forecasting for Rural Health Network Leaders

November 12, 2015

This webinar provides definitions and guidance on developing a financial forecast for rural health networks. The presenter reviews common forecasting pitfalls to avoid as well as best practices for valuable budgeting processes.

Past SHIP Webinar

FY16 SHIP Peer Webinar

October 8, 2015

This webinar, held in preparation for the fiscal year 2016 SHIP application, provides a review of the SHIP Hospital Application Template Form and the State Spreadsheet for SHIP Applicants. SHIP Coordinators from Oklahoma, Kansas, Utah and Georgia share best practices and lessons learned regarding state-level SHIP administration.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Understanding the S-10 Worksheet: Determining Charity Care and Bad Debt (Part 2)

September 24, 2015

Get detailed instructions on how to complete the S-10 form, suggestions for best practice implementation, understand current and potential uses of the S-10 form, compare recently filed uncompensated care data and analyze the data's impact on potential uncompensated care pool allocations.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Understanding the S-10 Worksheet: Determining Charity Care and Bad Debt (Part 1)

September 23, 2015

Get detailed instructions on how to complete the S-10 form, suggestions for best practice implementation, understand current and potential uses of the S-10 form, compare recently filed uncompensated care data and analyze the data's impact on potential uncompensated care pool allocations.

Past Reverse Site Visit

Rural Health IT Workforce & Rural Allied Healthcare Workforce Workshop

September 3, 2015

Many grantees of the Rural Health Information Technology (IT) Workforce Program and the Rural Network Allied Health Training Program gathered for a workshop following the 2015 Rural Health Summit in Portland, Oregon. Attendees received program updates and overviews from representatives of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, information on workforce recruitment and retention, and best practices from peer networks.

Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Update

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