Collaboration Building

More and more organizations recognize that moving toward population health and addressing the complex issues seen within rural health care call for collaboration with diverse sets of partners and stakeholders. The National Rural Health Resource Center believes in the strength of developing partnerships and collaboratives to create synergy among rural health organizations and to improve the health of rural communities.

The resources listed below provide frameworks as rural health organizations consider their next steps in developing key relationships for achieving improved outcomes in rural health. These tools and presentations can also help organizational and community leaders build the skills needed to initiate, foster and strengthen collaboratives or partnerships.