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Models for Quality Improvement in Critical Access Hospitals: The Role of State Flex Programs

Description
Examines the scope of multi-Critical Access Hospital (CAH) quality improvement and performance measurement reporting initiatives supported by the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (Flex Program) in nine states. Examines the role of state Flex Programs in developing and supporting these initiatives and analyzes their impact on CAH quality improvement and performance measurement programs.
Author(s)
Andrew Coburn, John Gale, Melanie Race, Mark Richards, Anush Hansen
Date
03/2010
Type
Document
Organization
Flex Monitoring Team
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Healthcare quality · Alaska · Arizona · Georgia · Idaho · Kansas · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · Washington