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 guide is to provide information about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and clarity around best practices of care management for those with COPD in rural communities.
Explore the summit report from the 2019 Rural Care Coordination and Population Health Management Summit and a short video featuring panelists from the Summit.
This document provides examples of supplemental trainings, events and resources for SHIP hospitals.
This report is designed to help rural EMS leaders and health care providers during the transition to value-based payment, providing ideas for collaboration and potential strategies to better prepare and integrate into the new value-based environment.
Listen to episode 6A of a six-part podcast from the National Rural Health Resource Center about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and its prevalence in rural America. This episode features Tracy Conroy, Valerie Roark, and Connie Wilson of Daviess Community Hospital.
Listen to episode 6B of a six-part podcast from the National Rural Health Resource Center about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and its prevalence in rural America. This episode features Dr. Steve Barnett of Mckenzie Health System.
This Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Performance Management and Evaluation Guide aims to support Flex Program Coordinators towards incorporating performance management into program operations, leading towards program improvement and evaluation.
View recordings and materials from this six-week learning collaborative to gain knowledge about the transition to value and how Flex Programs can help support CAHs regardless of where they are in the transition to value.
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View a guide designed to provide rural hospital leadership with information regarding the 340B Drug Pricing Program. It is also designed to assist SORH directors and Flex Program coordinators to better understand the process hospitals must follow to participate in the 340B Program.
View a webinar recording on injection and infusion coding and billing for facility-based locations. Topics include definitions, the hierarchy, rules and guidelines, sample scenarios, and helpful resources.
View a webinar recording on modifier usage. Topics include definitions, an overview of common modifiers with sample scenarios, and helpful resources.
This practical guide is for ambulance agencies to use in pursuit of sustaining effective and efficient delivery of patient care and developing into an integrated system with other agencies. It provides various examples that have been used by agencies to benefit them, their staff, and most importantly, their patients.
This is the first podcast in our six-part podcast leadership series, Managing from the Middle: Leading Through Change, designed for mid-level management (MLM). Learn best practices for leading through the transition to value and population health!
The purpose of this guide is to provide a framework for rural organizations to actively plan for the sustainability of their already established care coordination programs. There is an accompanying workbook to navigate the process.
This resource created for the DRCHSD program by BKD, LLP includes COVID-19 Medicare and state-specific Medicaid telehealth and virtual communication coding and billing guidelines for hospital and clinic settings. It is an excel workbook, which can be utilized to manage current billing guidelines as well as any changes that may occur in the coming months.
Outlines a compilation of states' criteria for designation as a necessary provider. Describes how each state has addressed local considerations or unique requirements.
The Rural Hospital Network Summit brought together experienced rural hospital network leaders to discuss productive network activities, critical success factors and lessons learned. This report includes highlights of the proceedings, with particular focus on rural hospital network purposes, quality improvement, HIT, financial sustainability, workforce and governance and leadership.
This document outlines four performance management tools: Balanced Scorecard, Baldrige, Lean and Studer. These tools have been identified as effective methods for managing performance improvement with small rural hospitals.
HIT networks can use this tool to assess organizational strengths and weaknesses and identify areas needing attention.