Impact of Increased Telehealth Use on Quality, Finance, and Value-Based Care

Event Details
Friday, April 16, 2021
2:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)

This Flex Virtual Knowledge Group (VKG) webinar focused on the impact of increased telehealth use on quality, finance, and value-based care. The recording and related materials are available in the Flex Program Forum (log-in required). Flex Program Forum access is limited to those indicated on the Flex Program Forum page.

Following the webinar, participants were able to:

  • Describe the financial and quality impacts of rural hospital and clinic telehealth use
  • Express market protection concerns for rural hospitals from non-traditional competitors with broad increased use and acceptance of telehealth
  • Recognize enhanced access to health care for rural patients
  • Recognize the benefits of telehealth use in value-based payment models
  • Recall peer Flex Program experiences with telehealth initiatives

This event was supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and coordinated by the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center).

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, $1,009,121 (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.