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Rural Health Innovations enhances the health of rural communities by providing products and services with a focus on excellence and innovation.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Year 2 of the QPP: What Rural Clinicians and CAHs Need to Know

January 24, 2018

Learn how to assess your current performance and choose reporting strategies that make the most sense to your practice and your patients. See how to test various reporting methods and plan improvement goals.

Upcoming Network Development Webinar

The Role of Networks in a Changing Health Care Landscape

February 21, 2018

Rural health network leaders discussed the role of networks in a changing health care environment during a September 2017 summit. Their findings, including six common roles networks should play to support network members in the transition to population health will be presented in this webinar.

Upcoming Meeting

Community Based Division: All Programs Meeting (APM)

February 27, 2018 to March 1, 2018

The purpose of the Community-Based Division All Programs Meeting (CBD APM) is to create a shared learning environment in which awardees can discover innovative strategies for program implementation, share best practices, gather lessons learned from fellow awardee experiences, and identify potential opportunities for collaboration through networking with others.

News

Networking News

Using Network Analysis For Evaluation and Design

December 2017

The effectiveness of any collaborative group is highly dependent on the quality of connections that exist among participants. This article describes a sample network to show how network leaders can use Social Network Analysis to measure relationships, increase collective self-awareness, and maximize collaboration strategically.

Hospital Spotlight

Delta Memorial Hospital: SRHT Project Well Under Way

November 2017

After only six months of their SRHT QI Project implementation, DMH is reporting successes including the start of a chronic care management program, creation of a patient satisfaction committee and an innovative approach to leadership rounds.

Network Spotlight

Network Spotlight: Illinois Telehealth Network

November 2017

ITN promotes the capacity of members to improve access to health care in rural, underserved and disadvantaged communities, through the application of telehealth and telemedicine solutions.