Small Rural Hospital Transition Guides and Toolkit

Informational guides developed by field experts and a toolkit that concentrates on best practices and strategies to support small rural hospital performance improvement and preparation for transitioning to value-based care and population health.

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Rural Hospital Toolkit for Transitioning to Value-Based Systems


    2017 Rural Hospital Value-Based Strategic Summit: BSC & Strategy Map Templates
    National Rural Health Resource Center, Summit Panelists, August 18, 2017

    2016 Financial Leadership Summit Report: Strategies for Rural Hospitals Transitioning to Value-based Purchasing and Population Health
    Mark Chustz, July 12, 2016

    A Guide for Rural Hospitals to Identify Populations and Shift to Population Health
    Stroudwater Associates, September 17, 2015

    Road to Value: Financial Strategy to Transition to a Value-based System
    Eide Bailly, August 12, 2015

    A Rural Hospital Guide to Improving Care Management
    Stroudwater Associates, October 6, 2015

    Understanding the Hospital Medicare Cost Report Uncompensated and Indigent Care Data Form CMS-2552-10 (Worksheet S-10)
    Draffin & Tucker, LLP, September 22, 2015

    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, $1,100,000 (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.