Community & Population Health Community support of the local health care system is vital for sustainability and growth. Learn how to create a healthier and more engaged community by working with The Center.
Health Information Technology Consulting As the national knowledge center on rural electronic health record adoption, The Center offers comprehensive services targeted at rural hospitals, rural health clinics and state and national HIT programs.
Leadership Success begins with strong, informed leadership. The Center offers a variety of services, on-site and remotely, to leaders to assess strengths and identify areas of useful performance improvement.
Workforce The Center understands that rural health care facilities face unique workforce challenges. Since 1991, The Center has assisted rural citizens, health professionals, educators and policymakers with design and implementation strategies to assure the availability of quality health care.
Strategic Planning Effective planning is critical for organizational success. Expertly facilitated services conducted by The Center’s staff of national rural health experts will help hospitals and organizations achieve this success.
Performance Improvement The Center offers a complete spectrum of rural health performance improvement services. With support from The Center, clients succeed in aligning people, processes and resources with their mission.
Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project The Small Rural Hospital Transition (SRHT) Project supports small rural hospitals nationally by providing on-site technical assistance to assist bridging the gaps between the current health care system and the newly emerging health care delivery and payment system.
Network Development Webinars Find recordings and resources from recent technical assistance webinars for Rural Health Network Development grantees.
Performance Management Group (PMG) Calls Learn from the experience of leading hospital administrators and nationally recognized field experts. PMG calls allow peer-to-peer education focused on preparing rural hospitals for new payment and care delivery models.
Selected hospitals should reserve the following dates and prepare to participate in four Learning Collaborative (LC) virtual meetings. More information will be provided to selected hospitals. LCs will be used to share information across projects to transition them to population health.
True innovation comes only through a collaborative process where many voices are at the table, but it’s not easy to lead a group with a variety of perspectives and priorities. During this workshop, you’ll assess the strength of your own network’s collaborative relationships and build your collaborative leadership skills.
Explore the findings from the 2019 Rural Care Coordination and Population Health Management Summit. Speakers will identify key actions that leaders and providers should take to further develop a local infrastructure that they can deliver and manage population health in the future.
The ongoing longevity of a grant project is dependent on the sustainability of the network. Sustainability is defined as the network’s ability to achieve desired outcomes and maintain the ability to do so over time. This webinar describes the three phases to completing a Network Sustainability Action Plan.
A shared care plan combines medical and behavioral health treatment plans into a single document. These plans encourage whole person care, foster collaboration within and across clinical sites, and enhance transparency in the provider-patient relationship. Please join your peers to share and learn from others.
Remote technologies in health care, including tele-medicine, remote patient monitoring, home health monitoring, and distance learning have evolved over the past several years, aided by the rapid advancement of smart phones and high-speed internet. In this cohort call, we will share our experiences and plans for using remote technologies as well as some of the challenges and solutions that each of us have discovered.
Continued engagement in your care coordination program is a common topic for discussion amongst those doing care coordination. This next cohort call will look at engagement from three angles including engaging providers and peers, managing leadership change, and maintaining momentum.
Roosevelt General Hospital, located in Portales, New Mexico, shares ways they utilized the recommendations from their SRHT Financial Operational Assessment and the significant impact it had on their finances, growth & expansion, patient satisfaction, staffing model, behavioral health access, and much more!
NEW! A series of five webinar recordings with rural hospitals and experts guiding them through a process to use the downloadable, pre-filled templates to develop and tailor their own Balanced Scorecard (BSC) & Strategy Map. The recordings also include educational slides from our subject matter experts and facilitated hospital discussion.
Bacon County Hospital prepares for population health by focusing on growing primary care, collaborating with the community to increase access to care, revamping marketing efforts, growing the swing bed program, expanding telehealth, and embracing LEAN processes.