Leveraging SHIP and Flex for Hospital Performance Improvement

Event Details
Tuesday, March 8, 2022
2:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This SHIP Technical Assistance Webinar was focused on Leveraging your State’s SHIP and Flex Programs. 

This webinar presented ideas for how State SHIP programs can maximize their efforts across SHIP and Flex programs. Discussion topics included future program planning and implementation opportunities that complement Flex and SHIP fund.

By attending this webinar, attendees were able to: 

  • Recognize program overlap between SHIP Investment Activities and Flex program Core Areas. 
  • Learn how to assess SHIP hospital activities and performance to plan and implement complementary work plans.
  • Discover approaches for State SHIP to utilize funds to foster improvement in preparation for Value-Based Purchasing, Accountable Care Organizations, and Payment Bundling through individual hospital investments or state SHIP consortiums that also further Flex Program goals in financial, operational, quality improvement, and population health.

For more information, please contact:
Caroline Bell cbell@ruralcenter.org


This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,560,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.