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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. Reports that the Flex Program has been instrumental in funding and providing leadership for the development of Critical Access Hospital (CAH) quality improvement initiatives.
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 · Policy · Alaska · Arizona · Georgia · Idaho · Kansas · Montana · Nebraska · Nevada · Washington