Resources

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 report presents information compiled from the National Rural HIT Broadband Summit held in Washington, D.C. on February 6, 2013.
With the changes and transitions in today’s health care environment, it's an important time for rural health care leaders to engage stakeholders in collaborative efforts. This presentation suggests two key ways to enable people to take on new behaviors and offers specific ways to help leaders succeed in truly engaging stakeholders.
Addresses rural veteran's specific needs and provides a framework for care coordination models created for rural veterans.
Use the Small Rural Hospital Blueprint for Performance Excellence and Value Guide to develop and execute a comprehensive strategic plan that represents a systems approach to achieving organizational excellence.
This resource summarizes 10 measures FORHP is considering adopting for use in MBQIP. State Flex Coordinators, subcontractors, hospital quality staff, and other interested parties are encouraged to provide input. Comments are due by 5:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Feedback must be submitted via the electronic form provided.
CARES and ARP funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) assisted hospitals eligible to be funded through the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP). Funding was provided to support to hospitals in their efforts to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency provide testing and mitigation of COVID-19.
This list includes quality improvement resources that can be used across a variety of project topic areas.
This page comprises the best practice resources, webinars, and learning collaboratives for SHIP Coordinators.
These summaries provide information about measures added and removed from MBQIP since fall 2017. For more information about measure changes to MBQIP, see Appendix B in the MBQIP Fundamentals Guide for State Flex Programs.
This guide provides information about the current status and history of the MBQIP. It is intended to help state Flex Program personnel, and relevant subcontractors understand the basics of MBQIP, including key resources available to support them in their work.
Provides examples of Value-Based Purchasing investment activities and resources that align with the SHIP category to support SHIP-eligible hospitals with investments in training and improvement.
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.
Provides examples of Accountable Care Organization investment activities and resources that align with the SHIP category to support SHIP-eligible hospitals with investments in training and improvement activities.
Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) State Grantees can find details on how to apply for and administer SHIP funds, as well as templates for reporting.
Provides examples of Payment Bundling/Prospective Payment System investment activities and resources that align with the SHIP category to support SHIP-eligible hospitals with investments in training and improvement activities.
This list includes key resources for State Flex Programs implementing and supporting the Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP).
These resources provide information about how to submit Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP) data and how to interpret data reports in order to inform quality improvement efforts.
These podcasts compliment the one-hour webinar playback and slides. Use the first two podcasts to help educate frontline staff in meetings and trainings. The third podcast is a coaching model that leadership can use to close the loop of accountability.
The National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center) partnered with The Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC) to create a CAH Telehealth Guide. The guide provides practical guidance on implementing and sustaining telehealth to optimize health care delivery, expand access, and enhance care coordination.