TASC Events

This list includes upcoming and past Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC) events. Generally, the intended audience for live TASC events is State Office of Rural Health Directors and Flex Program Coordinators. Recordings posted in the past events list are available for anyone's use.

Virtual Knowledge Group recordings are available in the Flex Program Forum instead of the past events list below.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Flex Program Telehealth Webinars

Virtual Primary Care

May 17, 2021

Define what virtual primary care is and what a visit looks like for a patient. Recall data and evidence related to the effectiveness of virtual primary care. Identify the opportunities and challenges of virtual primary care for rural health providers. Describe how COVID is affecting and may affect virtual primary care as a service line.

Upcoming MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

June MBQIP Virtual Knowledge Group

June 10, 2021

MBQIP VKGs provide a networking opportunity for state Flex Programs and subcontractors. Topics for discussion are determined based on MBQIP Data Reports, technical assistance trends and requests.

Upcoming Webinar

Tele-Monitoring of Rural Patients

July 7, 2021

This webinar will build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of telehealth and the rural application. It will share examples of rural models and provide access to educational information and resources that can be disseminated to rural providers.

Upcoming Reverse Site Visit

2021 Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV)

July 20, 2021 to July 22, 2021

The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) Flex Program Virtual Reverse Site Visit (RSV) is an opportunity for state Flex Programs to make connections, share best practices and gather lessons learned to better engage and empower CAHs in activities to support healthy rural communities.

Past Events

Past Rural HIT Coalition

Stage Two: Meaningful Use

October 22, 2013

View a meeting summary from the National Rural HIT Coalition conference call held October 22, 2013. Discussion topics on this call included: National HIT updates and the state of stage 2 Meaningful Use progress.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Developing a Good State Flex Program Work Plan

February 13, 2013

Hear information on how to develop a good state Flex Program work plan. Learn about the value of a framework, how to document measurable outcomes and how to think beyond a one-year budget.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

HCAHPS 101

June 12, 2012

Hear an overview of research conducted about CAH use of HCAHPS and how HCAHPS relates to MBQIP. Learn about one Flex Program's approach to HCAHPS using their CAH quality network.

Past TASC 90 Webinar

Outputs Versus Outcomes

February 8, 2012

Learn about outputs and outcomes. Discover why it is important to show how Flex-funded initiatives move from identification of a problem to completion of interventions and measurement of improvement and impact.

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