Upcoming Events

Upcoming Workshop

DRCHSD 2019 Summit

September 24, 2019 to September 25, 2019

The purpose of the DRCHSD 2019 Summit is to gather the nine participating hospitals and clinics, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Delta Regional Authority, program technical assistance providers and state partners. The two-day Summit will provide program accomplishments, rural health care information, networking and an overview of the next phase of projects.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

State Flex Program Support for Antibiotic Stewardship Strategies

September 26, 2019

Explore findings from the antibiotic stewardship focus groups with high performing CAHs. Engage in peer-sharing regarding state Flex Program approaches and obstacles to supporting CAHs with antibiotic stewardship. Review summary of public comments regarding MBQIP Performance Standards.

Upcoming Workshop

FORHP Flex Program Workshop

October 1, 2019 to October 3, 2019

The goal of the FORHP Flex Program Workshop is to provide new or existing Flex Program staff an orientation to the Flex Program. Attendance at this event is open only to state Flex grantees.

Upcoming Webinar

Flex Program Evaluation Guide

October 7, 2019

Learn about the new Flex Program Evaluation guide. Understand evaluation as a component of Flex Program management for program planning, implementation, and achieving outcomes. Recognize work plan and assessment templates, tools, and examples for performance improvement in Flex.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

November MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

November 21, 2019

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 SRHT Learning Collaborative

2019-20 Eligible LC: Strategy Map Development

February 26, 2020

This LC webinar is for pre-selected SRHT eligible hospital leadership teams only. In this second Learning Collaborative (LC) webinar, hospital teams will be prepped to finalize their Strategy Maps and the key to successfully operationalizing key transition strategies.

Upcoming SRHT Learning Collaborative

2019-20 Eligible LC: Balanced Scorecard Development

March 25, 2020

This LC webinar is for pre-selected SRHT eligible hospital leadership teams only. In this third Learning Collaborative (LC) webinar, hospital teams will be prepped to develop their Balanced Scorecards.

Upcoming SRHT Learning Collaborative

2019-20 Eligible LC: Demonstrate Value and Position for the Future

April 29, 2020

This LC webinar is for pre-selected SRHT eligible hospital leadership teams only. In this fourth and final Learning Collaborative (LC) webinar, hospital teams will learn how to demonstrate the value of the hospital for long-term success in new payment and delivery models

Upcoming SRHT Learning Collaborative

2019-20 SRHT Selected Hospitals LC: Strategy Map Development

May 14, 2020

This LC webinar is for pre-selected SRHT eligible hospital leadership teams only. In this second Learning Collaborative (LC) webinar, hospital teams will be prepped to finalize their Strategy Maps and the key to successfully operationalizing key transition strategies.

Past Events

Past Webinar

FY18 Federal Requirements – Managing your HRSA Awards

August 21, 2018

This recording is targeted specifically to state-level grantees to provide tips and advice for successfully managing your award and will be useful to ensure that you are effectively managing your Federal Award.

Past Network Development Webinar

Project Marketing Plan Toolkit

August 16, 2018

Marketing is defined as discovering and meeting the needs of network partners to the mutual, continuous benefit of all parties. Your marketing plan outlines, in detail, the ways that the network will meet member needs and communicate with members. Learn about the toolkit designed to support your work of developing a marketing plan for your project.

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmark and Abstracting for Accuracy

August 9, 2018

Understand the methodology involved in calculating the MBQIP Quality Improvement Benchmarks and the intended uses of the measures. Hear about the outcomes of the Abstracting for Accuracy project and how Flex partners can leverage the learnings to improve reporting practices

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Roles of EMS in the Transition to Value

August 6, 2018

Learn how the transition to value affects EMS. Discuss the potential for EMS to adapt in a value-based health care system. Discover how Flex Programs are working with EMS in the transition to value.

Past Webinar

Community Behavioral Health Collaboration: Promote Engagement

July 31, 2018

Behavioral Health plays a key role in bringing diverse organizations and community members together toward the common goals of meaningful and effective learning and innovative problem-solving. Build your skills and gain tools to allow engagement and innovation within your community. 

Past Network Development Cohort Group Call

Care Coordination Software Selection

July 19, 2018

Confidently selecting the right, or best, care coordination software is a challenge that comes up in many of our calls. It's important to select software that meets the needs of the project today and in the future. Join this call to explore this question with our Technology Cohort.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Leading Change

July 18, 2018

Driving change isn’t easy. We sometimes spend a lot of time and energy developing what we think is a well-designed change initiative, only to have others’ reactions derail the plan entirely. It’s likely that you’re working through many changes as the Allied Health grant period comes to a close. In this webinar, we’ll take a look at both the rational and emotional side of a change initiative, and give you strategies for addressing both. We’ll explore ways to not only keep others engaged in the change process, but also to keep up your own energy as you encounter challenges along the way.

Past Conference Call

Workflows for Effective Care Coordination

July 12, 2018

Effective workflows and processes are vital elements to successful care coordination programs. This cohort call will allow networks to connect with each other, as well as our subject matter experts, to share their experiences and ask specific questions about unique situations to their networks around workflows.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Network Opportunities to the Opioid Epidemic and Behavioral Health Workforce Shortages

June 27, 2018

With the overwhelming substance use disorders of prescription and non-prescription drugs, the opioid epidemic has been declared a public health emergency. Paired with the behavioral health professions workforce shortage, these issues have become a government priority. Through this webinar, explore federal workforce programs and initiatives around the opioid epidemic and workforce shortages.

Past MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

Managing Partner Relationships to Support CAH Quality Work

June 21, 2018

Understand the basic program goals of common partners in supporting CAH quality. Hear how Flex Programs are managing their partner relationships, including challenges and successes. Identify opportunities for your Flex Program to expand partner relationships in support of your CAHs.

Past Network Development Webinar

Principles of Marketing: Preparation for Marketing Planning

June 21, 2018

Learn to effectively communicate and market to your network members to ensure your partners work together for mutual gain. This webinar will help you understand your members and identify segments to target with messages about new programs.

Past Network Development Cohort Group Call

Integrating Behavioral Health: Workforce and Workflow Challenges

June 7, 2018

Participate in a discussion that explores workforce and workflow challenges related to integrating behavioral health. Carrie Cadwell, PsyD, HSPP and CEO of Four County Counseling Center in Indiana, will facilitate the call. This is a follow-up to small group discussions during the All Program Meeting Cohort launch.

Past Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Board Engagement and Leadership Support

June 4, 2018

Learn tips, suggestions and methods to engage and support hospital boards and leadership. Hear about programs implemented by state Flex Programs to improve board engagement and leadership support.    

Past Allied Health Webinar

Preparing for the Future with New Tools for Uncertain Times

May 23, 2018

Learn to use scenario planning to help your network make effective decisions and respond to uncertain times. This webinar explains the process, advises when this method is appropriate and provides specific steps to carry it out with a planning group or board.

Past Workshop

Network Care Coordination Workshop

May 21, 2018 to May 22, 2018

Care Coordination is essential for networks as they transition from pay per procedure to reimbursing for value. The aim of this workshop is to learn, create and improve upon a Care Coordination model that specifically addresses your network and community's needs while including infrastructure for your team development and workflow processes.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Fighting the Opioid Crisis

May 16, 2018

Learn about the development and outcomes of a hospital initiative to manage overuse of pain management in the ED. Understand the role that Flex has played in supporting their community engagement initiatives, including resources and opportunities for Flex to address substance abuse challenges.