Management Methodologies and Value-Based Strategies: An Overview for Rural Health Care Leaders

June 2019
Rural Health Value (RHV)

This resource provides an overview of eight commonly used management methodologies, describes the area of focus for each, and shares resources and other references. The brief introductory information can be used as a guide for rural health care leaders to identify potentially useful approaches that are well matched to the needs and opportunities of their organization. With this guide in hand, next steps for rural leaders may include the following:

  • Matching organizational needs to the management methodologies based on data or needs assessments
  • Exploring more thoroughly one or two of these management methodologies that seem well aligned with organizational priorities
  • Consulting with peers or experts to gain insight from others who have used the methodologies of interest
  • Gauging organizational readiness and capacity to adopt or implement the methodology