Network Development Webinars

The Network TA Team holds webinars for current Network Development grantees to provide education and resources. Information on upcoming and past TA webinars for Network Development grantees can be accessed quickly through this listing. The search tools allow you to filter past webinars by keyword.

Past Events

Past Network Development Webinar

A Look at Network's Sustainability Characteristics: How Are We Doing?

October 25, 2018

Last month, all of the Network Development grantees were asked to complete our annual Network Sustainability Assessment. In this webinar, we'll take a look at the results and explore what they tell us about how we are doing as a cohort, aiming for sustainability. We will also check out TA resources, share lessons learned and provide input on TA topics for the upcoming year.

Past Network Development Webinar

Project Marketing Plan Toolkit

August 16, 2018

Marketing is defined as discovering and meeting the needs of network partners to the mutual, continuous benefit of all parties. Your marketing plan outlines, in detail, the ways that the network will meet member needs and communicate with members. Learn about the toolkit designed to support your work of developing a marketing plan for your project.

Past Network Development Webinar

Principles of Marketing: Preparation for Marketing Planning

June 21, 2018

Learn to effectively communicate and market to your network members to ensure your partners work together for mutual gain. This webinar will help you understand your members and identify segments to target with messages about new programs.

Past Network Development Webinar

Collaboration: Engaging Members and Partners

April 12, 2018

Networks play a key role to bring diverse organizations and community members together toward the common goals of meaningful and effective learning and innovative problem solving. Build your skills and gain tools to create opportunity to allow engagement and innovation in your network.

Past 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 are presented in this webinar.

Past Network Development Webinar

Project Evaluation Plan Toolkit

December 14, 2017

Evaluation planning can guide a rural health network in collecting information on project activities, tracking progress towards objectives and identifying project improvement opportunities. In this webinar, the presenters will walk through an evaluation planning toolkit to support networks in developing evaluation plans.

Past Network Development Webinar

Behind the Scenes with Strategic Planning, Part 2

October 5, 2017

This presentation walks through a strategic planning toolkit to support rural health networks in developing an effective and dynamic strategic plan.

Past Network Development Webinar

Behind the Scenes with Strategic Planning, Part 1

August 24, 2017

Meaningful strategic paths enable effective change by considering what actions are necessary in order to achieve an organization’s vision. In this webinar, the presenters describe how the product of strategic planning sets the stage for change and provide tips for effective strategic planning.

Past Network Development Webinar

Network Development TA Welcome Webinar 2017

August 1, 2017

RHI is the technical assistance provider for the 2017 cohort of Rural Health Network Development grantees. In this introductory webinar, the Network TA Team shares its approach and strategies, describes TA methods and opportunities and presents upcoming TA events. 

Past Network Development Webinar

Technology to Support Care Coordination

June 22, 2017

Technology can improve communication, reporting and outcomes for networks or partners as they engage in care coordination. This webinar features a panel of rural health network leaders who share their experiences in selecting and implementing technology that supports care coordination efforts.

Past Network Development Webinar

Life After Your HRSA Grant

April 6, 2017

This webinar explores how current Network Development grantees may move forward after the three-year grant period comes to a close. The presentation features representatives of three networks who share insights about their networks' origins, growth and current sustainability, offering key learnings for other network leaders based on their experiences.

Past Network Development Webinar

Network Board Development: Equipping Leaders for Effectiveness

September 15, 2016

This webinar presents highlights from the Network Board Development Guide, a resource created by RHI and NCHN to assist rural health networks in establishing and improving board governance. The guide includes board member recruitment, roles and responsibilities, effective meeting management and links to resources.

Past Network Development Webinar

Sustainability Planning for Rural Health Networks

February 11, 2016

This webinar shares information on the process of developing a sustainability plan for a rural health network by drawing on elements developed through prior planning sessions. The accompanying Sustainability Planning Toolkit supports rural health network leaders in identifying opportunities for improving network sustainability and in writing action plans to address specific business areas.

Past Network Development Webinar

Fundamentals of Financial Forecasting for Rural Health Network Leaders

November 12, 2015

This webinar provides definitions and guidance on developing a financial forecast for rural health networks. The presenter reviews common forecasting pitfalls to avoid as well as best practices for valuable budgeting processes.

Past Network Development Webinar

Writing a Business Plan for Networks

August 13, 2015

A business plan for a rural health network is a living document that projects three to five years into the future and conveys the path the network intends to take to be sustainable. This webinar shares information on the business planning process and provides an overview of a sample business plan format.

Past Network Development Webinar

Strategic Planning for Network Programs

February 12, 2015

This webinar and the accompanying toolkit provide guidance for rural health networks to develop an effective strategic plan and to create a participative strategic planning event. The toolkit provides a suggested format and layout, a guide with sample documents and a sample planning presentation outline.

Past Network Development Webinar

Program Evaluation Planning for Network Development

January 8, 2015

Evaluation planning involves assessing the impact of program objectives to demonstrate value, monitoring progress toward program goals and identifying potential best practices and lessons learned. This webinar, and the accompanying toolkit, offer guidance and suggestions on developing key components of an evaluation plan for rural health networks.