A National Staffing Emergency in Rural Health Care
Podcast episode featuring a discussion with three rural hospital executives from Colorado, Wisconsin, and Michigan regarding workforce shortages in rural hospitals. Describes factors driving workforce challenges; recruitment, onboarding, and retention strategies; approaches to introducing healthcare careers to youth and the community; and the role of technology in meeting healthcare needs.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Leading State Approaches and Communication Strategies to Support Health Equity
Describes how state and territory leaders have created effective health equity practices and communication strategies. Outlines three themes that emerged through research and roundtable discussions as top health equity priorities for states. Profiles initiatives and policies from nine states and Guam to address health equity and reflect these themes.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association view details
Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Colorado
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and
Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified
Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS (Prospective Payment System) hospitals
located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023 Type: Map/Mapping System Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Colorado Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Colorado in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Rural Hospital Experiences in the Colorado Hospital Transformation Program
Provides an overview of the Colorado Hospital Transformation Program (CO HTP), a 5-year program that ties Medicaid supplemental payments to hospitals' ability to meet performance targets through September 2026. Describes the experiences of three Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and explores how CO HTP impacts rural hospitals. Covers planning and community engagement, quality of care, and healthcare costs.
Date: 10/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Colorado Rural Health Center: 2022 Annual Report
Summary of the Colorado Rural Health Center's 2022 accomplishments. Focuses on work disseminating COVID-19 updates and work with hospitals, clinics, and EMS providers on quality, health information technology, policy, and workforce issues.
Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Colorado Rural Health Center view details