Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar

Telehealth Policy

April 26, 2021

Recall the usual elements of telehealth reimbursement policy. Recognize pre-COVID telehealth policy. Explain how the public health emergency (PHE) has affected telehealth policy. Describe other federal developments around telehealth policy. Summarize effects of PHE-related telehealth changes on rural health care organizations.

Upcoming Webinar

Value-Based Care (VBC) Options for Rural

May 6, 2021

View the first session in this five-part Value-Based Care (VBC) Webinar Series to hear best practices for transitioning to VBC models and being successful with payment system transformation and population health.

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Should my health organization accept a value-based payment opportunity?

May 11, 2021

During this presentation, Dr. Clint MacKinney will discuss the state of rural value-based care and payment, and recommend four strategies to inform value-based contract decision-making to help prepare rural healthcare organizations for value-based care.

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 Webinar

Virtual Primary Care

May 17, 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

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 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 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 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

Price Transparency Guide

November 4, 2020

This SHIP Technical Assistance (TA) Webinar focused on the new Price Transparency Guide scheduled for published on November 4, 2020. The webinar covered the Pricing Transparency Guide, resources, and templates.

Past Workshop

DRCHSD 2020 Virtual Summit

September 15, 2020 to September 16, 2020

The focus of the Delta Region Community Health System's Development (DRCHSD) 2020 Summit is to address current issues, learn from peer best practices and adapt in a rapidly changing health care environment. The purpose of this event is to provide DRCHSD participating hospitals and clinics with a collaborative learning environment to make connections, share best practices, and gather lessons learned to empower and support participating organizations. Through presentations and interactive discussions, participants will be able to improve and strengthen their organizations. We look forward to your participation at this educational and informative virtual event.

Past Webinar

Flex PIMS Updates

September 2, 2020

Learn about results from the Flex Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Performance Improvement and Management System (PIMS) data collection. Understand the requirements for the Flex FY 2019 PIMS data collection. Discover resources available for PIMS data collection.

Past Webinar

Innovative Approaches to Delivering Training and Education

August 31, 2020

This SHIP Technical Assistance (TA) Webinar will focus on innovative and successful approaches to delivering mass education and training implemented by the Indiana State Office of Rural Health, and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Past Webinar

Innovative Approaches to Delivering Training and Education

August 31, 2020

This SHIP Technical Assistance (TA) Webinar will focus on innovative and successful approaches to delivering mass education and training implemented by the Indiana State Office of Rural Health, and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Past SRHT HELP Webinar

Leading Through Change

August 18, 2020

Recognize individual differences in reactions to change. Use strategies for leading groups and individuals through change. Manage your own emotions during the change process.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part V: Physicians - Strategic Planning

August 14, 2020

Proper alignment with employed and affiliated physicians continues to present challenges, especially to rural providers. With growing practice subsidies and recruitment and retention difficulties, leaders must engage at a deeper level with the medical staff to achieve sustainable arrangements. Tune in to hear from BKD experts about how organizations are repositioning to achieve value for the organization, physicians and the patients they mutually care for.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part IV: Revenue Cycle Strategies

August 7, 2020

BKD will review the revenue cycle strategies rural hospital and clinic leaders should be aware of as they determine how to prioritize and address any backlog in revenue cycle. This session will provide leaders with an example of how to prioritize A/R, opportunities for uninsured COVID reimbursement programs, and discuss how to manage remote staff productivity.

Past Reverse Site Visit

2020 Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

August 4, 2020 to August 6, 2020

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.

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part III: Operational Considerations

July 31, 2020

Hospitals are eager to resume operations and reach pre-COVID volumes as quickly as possible. However, with the threat of a possible COVID resurgence, labor disruptions and community uncertainty, the rebound is slower than expected. Tune in to learn strategies that successful rural hospitals are pursuing to recast operations and rebuild lost volumes as quickly as possible.

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Health Equity

July 27, 2020

Discuss how to advance health equity in your state through Flex program initiatives. Discover strategies and activities from other Flex programs that promote health equity initiatives.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Flex Program Updates and MBQIP Quarterly Reports

July 20, 2020

By attending this webinar, participants were be able to hear feedback on the new MBQIP quality report template, receive updates on a temporary timeline for MBQIP quarterly data reports, and understand virtual logistics of the upcoming 2020 Flex Program Reverse Site Visit (RSV).

Past Webinar

DRCHSD COVID Financial Recovery Webinar Series Part I: How to Keep Your Funding

July 17, 2020

This session will provide DRCHSD hospital and clinic leaders with information needed to retain COVID-19 funding and prepare for a single audit. BKD will recommend best practices for procedures, documentation and example methodologies for tracking various funding sources, revenues and expenses related to COVID-19.

Past Webinar

COVID-19 and Rural EMS

July 7, 2020

This webinar will share how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting rural emergency medical services (EMS).

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