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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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.
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.
The Emergency Department Transfer Communication (EDTC) measure aims to assess how well key patient information is communicated from an emergency department (ED) to any health care facility.
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.
In this module, we’re going to dig into some things that are hard for many of us: Communication, conflict, and difficult conversations. We’ll look at what it means to be a collaborative communicator and share tips for becoming a better listener, keeping conflict constructive, and having difficult conversations.
In this module, we’re going to dive into the topic of change. We’ll talk about common experiences that people have through the course of change. We’ll talk about specific things you can do as a leader of change to smooth the process and help others through the transition – and help yourself as well.
In this module, we’ll explore what it means to engage your team and share some strategies for strengthening engagement by developing your team’s knowledge and skills, making collaborative decisions, and building a strong team identity.