Health Education and Learning Program (HELP) Webinars

HELP webinars guide small rural hospital (SRH) and certified rural health clinic (RHC) leaders and staff to:

  • A greater understanding of, and key strategies for transitioning to Value-Based Care (VBC)
  • Increased organizational preparedness for participation in VBC
  • Key resources and best practice tools nationwide

Content is tailored to guide SRH and certified RHCs not currently participating in VBC to prepare for and position their organizations to be effective participants in a health system focused on value.

Live HELP Webinars are for RHPTP eligible SRH and certified RHCs. Access to HELP webinar playbacks are available for all.

ACHE Qualified Education Credits

The National Rural Health Resource Center is authorized to award one hour of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) per webinar for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when submitting an application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Building a Strong Foundation for RHCs in the Transition to Value

June 15, 2022

Foundation cornerstone strength determines the overall integrity of the structure. Think of your outpatient health care practice as a building. What is the cornerstone that will ensure the strongest foundation to support a flexible infrastructure that leads to long-term sustainability? How do we ensure the foundation of the organization has the strength and flexibility needed to maneuver the fluidity of the current health care landscape? 

Upcoming HELP Webinar

RHC Performance Measurement and Quality Improvement

August 3, 2022

There are many terms that are used in reference to improving clinical and non-clinical outcomes in a health care facility. Quality improvement, continuous quality improvement (CQI), quality assessment, quality assurance, and performance improvement are just a few. Regardless of the term used, in today's health care landscape, primary care practice's quality-related activities are imperative to achieve the Triple Aim: 

Upcoming HELP Webinar

Improve Quality Outcomes with ACOs and 340B

August 23, 2022

Even though many covered entities (CE) act as the primary care provider, they often only claim 340B prescriptions written by their doctors in their CE locations, missing many of the prescriptions written on their patients by other prescribers. Since 1996, the Health Resources and Services Administration has allowed CEs to claim referral prescriptions if the CE is actively managing the patient's condition before and after the prescription as long as the relationship is documented in the EMR, and a contract exists with the referring provider.

Past Events

Past HELP Webinar

Crossing the Threshold: Seeking Organizational Resilience

May 4, 2022

This session will set the stage by describing what is meant by organizational resilience, and how efforts to improve quality and safety impact organizational resilience at the individual, team, leadership, and resource levels. Building from this overview, this presentation delves into two fundamental components of organization resilience - trust and mattering.

Past HELP Webinar

ACO Implementation - A Team Sport

March 22, 2022

In order to succeed in an Accountable Care Organization, all participants in the facility need to be aware of the goals and objectives of joining an ACO, and each individual needs to understand what role they play in the success of the ACO. Members of the team should be engaged both in the design of the implementation and the potential reward for participation. Changing one's practice to meet the requirements of an ACO is not without challenges. Consequently, staff and providers need to believe it will add value both to their patients' lives and to theirs. 

Past HELP Webinar

Resilience: Springing Back to Move Forward

August 11, 2021

This webinar will explore how the concept of resilience supports this ability and how it relates to the goal of healthcare to support quality and safety.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U5ERH39345 as part of a financial assistance award totaling $800,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA/HHS, or the U.S. Government.