The Center's searchable Resource Library features articles, reports, webinars, podcasts, toolkits, and other materials developed by trusted industry leaders to guide and support rural health stakeholders.
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The purpose of this resource is to provide examples of analyzing claims data. Specifically, the resource offers explanations and videos on using synthetic claims data developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and instructions on acquiring and using the data.
Resources to support hospitals interpret Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) reports and make use of their data.
This [27 minute] session lays the groundwork for the series, discussing the broader context of how technology can support the shift to value-based care with an emphasis on improving the health of the population.
This [31 minute] session focuses on the major steps involved when using population health management (PHM) applications, including the identification of data sources and recognizing the importance of risk identification and stratification when using data analytics to target improvement strategies.
This [20 minute] session presents two use case studies showing how clinical workflow and processes can be supported with technologies covered in this series, demonstrating how data insights translate into excellent care in the context of a value-based system.
Understand the importance of care coordination and the foundational elements of an effective program as your hospital or clinic moves forward into Value-Based Payments.
Boosting access to telehealth technology, investing in efforts to address health disparities and reforming payment structures to reward outcomes — those are just a few of the recommended ways to improve health care in rural Minnesota.
3-Part Series on the SHIP Performance Management/ Program Evaluation Guide, a publication with our partner Rochelle Spinarski, founder of Rural Health Solutions.
In this video, one rural ambulance service shares the value realized in reporting and using data to improve organizational culture. They share their enhanced ability to identify improvement opportunities that move the needle on health outcomes for their patients, such as Community Paramedicine and an antibiotic protocol for sepsis.
Learn how one county in Iowa, with three independent ambulance services, completed a multi-year process to address their broken EMS system using Flex Program funding.
This policy brief reports the newly developed taxonomy of rural places based on relevant
population and health-resource characteristics.
This guide will help you develop an effective care coordination program and evaluate your current care coordination efforts.
For a network to collaborate effectively and reap the benefits of multiple perspectives, members and partners must actively participate in the conversation. This can be a real challenge when group members have different priorities, agendas and levels of interest.
Explore the strengths of Community Health Workers and ways they can be added to a team to more effectively address the needs of the community.
Learn how an understanding of physician and leadership differences can increase the likelihood of trusting relationships and shared visions with specific administrative strategies for meaningful physician engagement.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation characterizes a Culture of Health as one in which getting healthy and staying healthy is a fundamental and guiding social value.
View presentation materials from a workshop held for state Flex Programs to provide resources for federal grant writing.
In this module, we’ll explore what it means to be a leader. We’ll take a look at some of the common challenges experienced by those taking on their first leadership role and share a few strategies for looking out for your own well-being as well as that of your team.
In this module, we’re going to take a broad look at your health care organization and help you think about how you and your team contribute to its long-term success. We’ll also explore the ways you impact culture and relationships through your daily interactions with others. 
In this module, we’re going to explore ways that you can work to influence the behavior of those on your team. We’ll share best practices for communicating expectations, giving and receiving feedback, and recognizing others.