Events

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 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.

Past HELP Webinar

2016 Rural Provider Leadership Summit Findings

October 12, 2016

Findings of the 2016 Rural Provider Leadership Summit are presented. You will learn the drivers and challenges related to engaging rural providers in value-based models as the speakers share the strategies and success stories identified.

Past Webinar

Access to Health Care Through Telehealth

October 6, 2016

This webinar provides an overview of the use of telehealth in rural areas, along with common challenges and potential solutions. Two leaders of rural health networks also share their experiences and advice about telehealth.

Past Allied Health Webinar

Recruitment and Retention Planning for Allied Health Networks

October 6, 2016

This webinar presents a toolkit designed for networks participating in the Rural Network Allied Health Training Program to support them in creating employment hiring plans. The Recruitment and Retention Plan Toolkit includes a guide with descriptive information on hiring for retention, an assessment tool, an action planning template and samples. The presentation provides an overview of the toolkit and discusses common questions around recruitment and retention.

Past Webinar

Cybersecurity Threats in Rural America: How to Protect Your CAH

September 27, 2016

Understand the threats of ransomware and hacking. Discover methods to assess risk of data breaches from cyber criminals. Learn about ways hospitals can protect their computer networks. Understand what hospitals need to do when a cyberattack or data breach occurs.

Past Network Development Webinar

Network Board Development: Equipping Leaders for Effectiveness

September 15, 2016

This webinar presents highlights from the Network Board Development Guide, a resource created by RHI and NCHN to assist rural health networks in establishing and improving board governance. The guide includes board member recruitment, roles and responsibilities, effective meeting management and links to resources.

Past Document

The Grant Project Life Cycle: A Grant Subcontract Management Guide

September 14, 2016

This guide is designed to target opportunities within the Flex grant to improve the scope of work requirements for subcontracted consultants. It will assist state programs in building greater accountability with their subcontractors to deliver more meaningful information to improve program deliverables, reporting and demonstrating measurable program outcomes.

Past Network Planning Webinar

Building Trust in Collaborative Partnerships

August 17, 2016

Rural health networks provide value to their members and contribute to the health and wellness of their communities with effective collaboration. This webinar and the accompanying worksheet can help network directors enhance and improve trust in all relationships—at the individual, team and network levels.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Findings from the Rural Provider Leadership Summit

August 10, 2016

Learn issues and explore strategies related to engaging rural providers in value models and population health initiatives and enhancing CAH medical staff collaboration. Discover methods state Flex Programs use to support rural provider engagement.

Past HIT Workforce Webinar

Managing Change to Engage Partners

July 21, 2016

This webinar discusses the two main reasons people decide to change and how rural health network leaders can use this understanding to motivate partners. The presentation also reviews the characteristics of an effective shared vision and identifies action steps leaders can take during three phases of transition.

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