Events

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Network Development Cohort Group Call

Clinical Care Coordination Financial Stability

March 28, 2019

Long term financial sustainability has continued to surface to the top of the list. This call will focus on how to take bits and pieces and put them together to make a financially sustainable program. It is important to understand how to plan and prepare for your future growth.

Upcoming Network Development Webinar

Demystifying Financial Forecasting for Good Business Planning

April 17, 2019

Financial forecasting begins with thinking through how to deliver the product or service that your customers may want. Rural Health Innovations (RHI) has developed a tool, Product and Service Canvas, that helps generate thinking for this development.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

April MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

April 18, 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 Network Development Cohort Group Call

Community Health Workers in Today's Health Care Enviornment

April 25, 2019

The launch of the new Community-Based Care Coordination Cohort is scheduled for April 25, 2019. These calls will focus on community-based care coordination, discussing issues surrounding the approach to utilizing Community Health Workers. Top priority topics for these calls will be identified via a survey sent to Network Development grantees.

Upcoming TASC 90 Webinar

EMS Flex Supplemental Funding Projects

May 15, 2019

The tentative topic of the May TASC 90 is an update on the Flex supplemental funding EMS projects. This quarterly webinar will include updates from TASC, RQITA, FMT and FORHP, to include both the Flex Program and policies impacting critical access hospitals (CAHs).

Upcoming SRHT Learning Collaborative

Learning Collaborative Two

May 15, 2019

Selected hospitals should reserve the following dates and prepare to participate in four Learning Collaborative (LC) virtual meetings. More information will be provided to selected hospitals. LCs will be used to share information across projects to transition them to population health.

Upcoming Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Health Equity

June 3, 2019

The tentative topic for the June Flex VKG is Health Equity. Flex VKG webinars provide a forum for state Flex Programs to share successes, discuss challenges and brainstorm strategies for improvement and Flex Program excellence.

Upcoming SRHT Learning Collaborative

Learning Collaborative Three

July 17, 2019

Selected hospitals should reserve the following dates and prepare to participate in four Learning Collaborative (LC) virtual meetings. More information will be provided to selected hospitals. LCs will be used to share information across projects to transition them to population health.

Upcoming Flex Virtual Knowledge Group

Grant Logistics: Closing out the Flex Grant Year

August 5, 2019

The tentative topic for the August Flex VKG is Grant Logistics: Closing out the Flex Grant Year. Flex VKG webinars provide a forum for state Flex Programs to share successes, discuss challenges and brainstorm strategies for improvement and Flex Program excellence.

Upcoming Workshop

Collaborating for Impact Workshop

August 21, 2019 to August 22, 2019

True innovation comes only through a collaborative process where many voices are at the table, but it’s not easy to lead a group with a variety of perspectives and priorities. During this workshop, you’ll assess the strength of your own network’s collaborative relationships and build your collaborative leadership skills.

Upcoming SRHT Learning Collaborative

Learning Collaborative Four

August 21, 2019

Selected hospitals should reserve the following dates and prepare to participate in four Learning Collaborative (LC) virtual meetings. More information will be provided to selected hospitals. LCs will be used to share information across projects to transition them to population health.

Past Events

Past HELP Webinar

Alternative Payment Models: Business Perspective

May 3, 2017

As CAHs and small rural hospitals evaluate whether to participate in an APM, it is important for leadership to evaluate the APM model from a business plan perspective. Learn about the financial strategies IRCCO has undertaken to prepare clinical integration.

Past PMG Call

Success Secrets from an ACO High Performer

April 25, 2017

A rural hospital discusses recent participation in a high performing ACO which increased hospital revenue and helped its ACO achieve $11M dollars in shared savings.

Past SHIP Webinar

SHIP Coordinator Technical Assistance Webinar: April 2017

April 18, 2017

This webinar discusses a recent Lean project conducted at a CAH in Arizona and how similar quality improvement initiatives can be undertaken using SHIP funding. In addition, this webinar outlines key trends of SHIP funding in FY 2016 and reviews helpful SHIP resources.

Past Network Development Webinar

Life After Your HRSA Grant

April 6, 2017

This webinar explores how current Network Development grantees may move forward after the three-year grant period comes to a close. The presentation features representatives of three networks who share insights about their networks' origins, growth and current sustainability, offering key learnings for other network leaders based on their experiences.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Business Planning for Network Sustainability

April 5, 2017

This webinar and the accompanying toolkit explore a framework for rural health networks when creating business plans as part of their ongoing sustainability efforts. The Business Planning Guide and Business Planning Toolkit outline four key elements of a business plan that can support a systems approach to network and business planning.

Past HELP Webinar

Improving Population Health: One Hospital Shows What's Possible

February 15, 2017

The hospital identified teen pregnancy and STDs as being a primary concern impacting the health, well-being and future of their community and created the program, "It's a Girl Thing". They are seeing outstanding health outcomes and expanding the program.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Population Health Portal Features and Use for State Flex Programs

February 15, 2017

Learn key features of the Population Health Portal, including a readiness assessment, resources and data scenarios. Discover how Flex can leverage them to support their CAHs and develop relevant activities based on CAHs’ needs. Understand how CAHs can use claims data to support population health management.

Past Webinar

Resiliency for Networks in Transition

February 9, 2017

This webinar focuses on strategies that rural health network leaders can use to build their networks' resilience--the ability to absorb change and still maintain high performance. The presentation guides participants through identifying their most pressing challenges and determining steps to prepare networks for stresses that lie ahead.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Investing in Staff Satisfaction: The Cost of Turnover

February 8, 2017

This webinar reviews the costs and implications of staff turnover for rural health organizations, highlighting the importance of investing in staff satisfaction. It also explores various methods for gathering employee feedback and how to respond to staff satisfaction survey results for improved retention.

Past HELP Webinar

Alternative Payment Models and Relevant Resources for Value-Based Care

January 12, 2017

Learn details of APMs and how Medical Home models can improve care coordination, quality and decrease costs, how rural hospitals can engage and educate clinicians, health care organizations and the community in order to achieve common cost and quality goals. Discover ways to return joy to providers.

Past HELP Webinar

MIPS Scoring: Quality, Advancing Care Information, and Improvement Activities

January 10, 2017

Learn why small and rural hospitals should consider voluntarily participating in MIPS and how your hospital/clinic can deliver and engage patients and other health care providers to deliver population-based health care that focuses on patients across the spectrum of care in your community.

Past HELP Webinar

MACRA/MIPS Overview and Eligibility

January 4, 2017

Get an overview of MACRA’s QPP, eligibility requirements, and impacts on payment, quality and cost. Learn how a Value Based Care system can leverage patient and provider engagement.

Past Webinar

Creating a Culture of Innovation in Networks

December 8, 2016

This webinar outlines the foundations of innovation and why innovative approaches are crucial to the work of rural health networks. The presentation reviews how networks can follow a process of innovation, from brainstorming to research to implementation.

Past SHIP Webinar

FY17 SHIP Non-Competing Continuation Technical Assistance Webinar

December 8, 2016

This webinar reviews the guidance for the FY17 SHIP non-competing continuation (NCC) progress report, which is due on February 10, 2017. In addition, presenters share information on how to complete the FY17 State Spreadsheet of SHIP Applicants and provide grant-writing resources.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Understanding your Target Market: Value Proposition Design

December 7, 2016

This webinar reviews the importance of clear and focused value propositions for rural health networks. The presentation discusses gathering information and insights about specific target markets and provides a case study for developing value propositions for use in marketing efforts. The accompanying worksheet walks participants through the process of developing effective value propositions based on audience and service.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

An Update on the Rural Transition to Value Models

November 9, 2016

Hear an update on the rural transition to value-based health care models. Discover new tools for CAHs to demonstrate value to partners and participation in alternative payment models (APMs).

Past Allied Health Webinar

Intergenerational Workforce Strategies

November 9, 2016

When developing recruitment and retention practices within rural health organizations, it becomes particularly important to learn what motivates each generation and how best to handle an age-diverse workplace. This webinar discusses current generational shifts in the workforce, insights on navigating intergenerational conflicts, and strategies to consider when recruiting and retaining members of different age groups.

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