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Flex Monitoring Team

Description
Performance monitoring project for the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex Program) conducted by the Rural Health Research Centers at the Universities of Minnesota, North Carolina, and Southern Maine. The monitoring project is assessing the impact of the Flex Program on Critical Access Hospitals and their communities and the role of states in achieving overall program objectives.
Tagged as
Conducting Research, Needs Assessment, and Evaluation · Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare Quality

Resources (80)

  • Availability and Use of Capital by Critical Access Hospitals, 03/2005, view details
  • CAH Financial Indicators Report: Summary of Indicator Medians by State, 03/2017, view details
  • CAH Financial Indicators Reports (CAHFIR) Primer and Calculator Resources, view details
  • CAH Financial Indicators Reports (CAHFIR): Indicator Means & Quartiles by State & Peer Group, view details
  • CAH Participation in Hospital Compare and Initial Results, 02/2006, view details
  • The Capital Investment Needs of CAHs: Fire and Life Safety Code Compliance and Organizational Performance, 11/2008, view details
  • The Capital Investment Needs of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs): Results of the 2007 National CAH Survey, 02/2009, view details
  • Changes in Obstetrical Services Among Critical Access Hospitals, 03/2011, view details
  • Charity Care and Uncompensated Care Activities of Tax-Exempt Critical Access Hospitals, 06/2015, view details
  • Collaborative Community Health Needs Assessments: Approaches and Benefits for Critical Access Hospitals, 05/2014, view details
  • Community Benefit Activities of Critical Access Hospitals, Non-Metropolitan Hospitals and Metropolitan Hospitals, 11/2012, view details
  • Community Benefit and Impact of Critical Access Hospitals: The Results of the 2007 CAH Survey, 03/2008, view details
  • A Community Benefit Reporting Toolkit for Critical Access Hospitals, 10/2009, view details
  • Community Involvement of Critical Access Hospitals: Results of the 2004 National CAH Survey, 03/2005, view details
  • Community Paramedicine in Rural Areas: State and Local Findings and the Role of the State Flex Program (Policy Brief), 02/2014, view details
  • Comparing the Community Benefit Spending of Critical Access, Other Rural, and Urban Hospitals, 11/2016, view details
  • Creating Program Logic Models: A Toolkit for State Flex Programs, 04/2006, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH) State-level Quality, Financial, and Community Engagement Data, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Patient Safety Priorities and Initiatives: Results of the 2004 National CAH Survey, 09/2004, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Quality Improvement Activities and Reporting on Quality Measures: Results of the 2007 National CAH Survey, 03/2008, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 1 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 02/2006, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 2 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 04/2007, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 3 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 08/2008, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 4 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 09/2009, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 5 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 03/2010, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 6 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 04/2011, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 7 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 08/2012, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital Year 8 Hospital Compare Participation and Quality Measure Results, 09/2013, view details
  • Critical Access Hospital-Relevant Measures for Health System Development and Population Health (Policy Brief), 12/2015, view details
  • Critical Access Hospitals and Financial Benchmark Performance, 11/2009, view details
  • Critical Access Hospitals and Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology, 02/2010, view details
  • Critical Access Hospitals’ Receipt of Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Payments, 01/2015, view details
  • The Current Status of Health Information Technology Use in CAHs, 05/2006, view details
  • Developing Indicators to Document the Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals, 05/2008, view details
  • Developing Regional STEMI Systems of Care: A Review of the Evidence and the Role of the Flex Program, 10/2011, view details
  • Differences in Measurement of Operating Margin, 03/2008, view details
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Activities Funded by the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program, 02/2006, view details
  • Emergency Transfers of the Elderly from Nursing Facilities to Critical Access Hospitals: Opportunities for Improving Patient Safety and Quality, 01/2013, view details
  • The Evidence for Community Paramedicine in Rural Areas: State and Local Findings and the Role of the State Flex Program (Briefing Paper), 02/2014, view details
  • Evidence-Based Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) Quality Improvement Programs/Strategies for Critical Access Hospitals, 08/2012, view details
  • Evidence-based Falls Prevention in Critical Access Hospitals, 12/2011, view details
  • Evidence-Based Heart Failure Quality Improvement Programs & Strategies for Critical Access Hospitals, 03/2012, view details
  • Evidence-Based Medication Safety Quality Improvement Programs and Strategies for Critical Access Hospitals, 05/2013, view details
  • Evidence-Based Programs and Strategies for Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections in Critical Access Hospitals, 09/2015, view details
  • Evidence-Based Surgical Care Quality Improvement Programs and Strategies for Critical Access Hospitals, 08/2012, view details
  • Exploring the Community Impact of Critical Access Hospitals, 01/2007, view details
  • Financial Indicators for Critical Access Hospitals, 05/2005, view details
  • Hospital Compare Quality Measure Results for CAHs, 2015, 02/2017, view details
  • Hospital Compare Quality Measure Results for CAHs, Q2 2014 - Q1 2015, 06/2016, view details
  • Hospital Compare Quality Measures: 2010 National and Maine Results for Critical Access Hospitals, 02/2012, view details
  • Impact of Conversion to Critical Access Hospital Status on Hospital Financial Performance and Condition, 11/2006, view details
  • Impact of Financial and Operational Interventions Funded by the Flex Program (Policy Brief), 11/2015, view details
  • Improving Hospital Patient Safety Through Teamwork: The Use of TeamSTEPPS in Critical Access Hospitals, 06/2011, view details
  • Location of Critical Access Hospitals, 07/2017, view details
  • MBQIP Quality Measure Trends, 2011-2016, 11/2016, view details
  • Models For Quality Improvement In Critical Access Hospitals: The Role Of State Flex Programs, 03/2010, view details
  • Monitoring the Community Benefits of Critical Access Hospitals: A Review of the Data, 03/2010, view details
  • Patients’ Experiences in CAHs: HCAHPS Results, 2015, 01/2017, view details
  • Patients’ Experiences in CAHs: HCAHPS Results, Q2 2014 - Q1 2015, 02/2016, view details
  • Pneumonia Quality Improvement Programs and Strategies in Critical Access Hospitals, 06/2011, view details
  • Population Health Strategies of Critical Access Hospitals, 08/2016, view details
  • The Potential Impact of Pay-for-Performance on the Financial Health of Critical Access Hospitals, 12/2009, view details
  • Promoting a Culture of Safety: Use of the Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture in Critical Access Hospitals (Policy Brief), 04/2012, view details
  • Provision of Long Term Care Services by Critical Access Hospitals: Are Things Changing?, 03/2011, view details
  • Quality and Performance Improvement Grant Activities Under the Flex Program, 08/2006, view details
  • Quality Improvement Activities in Critical Access Hospitals: Results of the 2004 National CAH Survey, 09/2004, view details
  • Reassessing Financial Peer Groups for Critical Access Hospitals, 11/2016, view details
  • Reducing Potentially-Preventable Readmissions in Critical Access Hospitals, 03/2016, view details
  • Relevant Quality Measures for Critical Access Hospitals, 01/2012, view details
  • Reporting of Healthcare-Associated Infections by Critical Access Hospitals, 09/2015, view details
  • A Review of State Flex Program Plans, 2004-2005, 03/2006, view details
  • Risk of Financial Distress Among Critical Access Hospitals: A Proposed Model, 04/2011, view details
  • The Role of State Flex Programs in Supporting Quality Improvement in Critical Access Hospitals, 04/2010, view details
  • Rural Hospital Emergency Department Quality Measures: Aggregate Data Report, 03/2007, view details
  • Scope of Services Offered by Critical Access Hospitals: Results of the 2004 National CAH Survey, 03/2005, view details
  • State Flex Program EMS/Trauma Activities and Integration of Critical Access Hospitals into the Trauma System (Policy Brief), 03/2010, view details
  • State Flex Program Rural Emergency Medical Services Assessment Strategies, 11/2017, view details
  • State Initiatives Funded by the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program, 10/2007, view details
  • A Synthesis of State Flex Program Plans 2003-2004, 05/2004, view details
  • Why Do Some Critical Access Hospitals Close Their Skilled Nursing Facility Services While Others Retain Them?, 11/2012, view details