Rural Health Resources by Topic: Care coordination
Critical Access Hospital Telehealth Guide
Provides practical guidance on implementing and sustaining telehealth in Critical Access Hospitals, to optimize healthcare delivery, expand access, enhance care coordination, and address health inequity. Focuses on Medicare outpatient telehealth services, but also includes information on Medicaid coverage and remote services that may not strictly be considered telehealth.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center view details
Care Coordination and Community Partnerships for Cancer Care in Critical Access Hospitals
Presents findings from a survey of 135 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) regarding care coordination practices for patients with cancer. Describes the types of care coordination services provided by CAHs and the staff that provide these services. Discusses partnerships between CAHs and community organizations regarding cancer initiatives.
Author(s): Megan Lahr, Xiomara Santana, Nathan Bean, Helen Parsons, Ira Moscovice Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team view details
Coordinated Specialty Care for First Episode Psychosis: Costs and Financing Strategies
Report discusses the costs and funding options for coordinated specialty care (CSC) as an early intervention for patients experiencing their first episode of psychosis. Presents a systemic review of studies examining CSC costs and highlights current financing strategies. Makes recommendations for behavioral health organizations and features states expanding coverage of CSC to rural areas.
Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program: 2022 Grantee Directory
Detailed descriptions of 23 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2022. Lists grantees by organization type and focus area, including topics such as network organization and infrastructure development, health system efficiencies, integrated service delivery, and behavioral health. Includes grantee profiles describing their programs and network structures, geographic areas served, network partners, and contacts for each network.
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics Demonstration Program: Report to Congress, 2021
Provides an overview of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) demonstration. Offers a summary of the findings from the prior annual reports on the CCBHC demonstration, a comparison of cost and quality in the first two demonstration years, and the results of impact analyses. This is the fifth annual report to Congress on the CCBHC demonstration.
Date: 11/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Mathematica view details
The Involvement of Rural Health Clinic Practitioners in Cancer Treatment Decisions and Survivorship Care
Results of a survey examining how practitioners from 153 Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in 36 states are involved in their patients' cancer treatment and survivorship decisions. Features statistics on RHC characteristics, proportions of RHC practitioners who provide care or engage in joint decisions with another practitioner, RHC practitioner roles in cancer survivorship care, and experience with follow-up care for cancer survivors.
Author(s): Whitney E. Zahnd, Allie F. Silverman, Stella Self, et al. Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Improving Rural Maternal Health Care through Network Models: Summary of the RMOMS Program 2021 Cohort
Describes the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program supporting increased access to maternal healthcare in rural communities and improvement in maternal and neonatal outcomes. Summarizes three RMOMS programs from the 2021 Cohort - Families First: Rural Maternity Health Collaborative (Minnesota), RMOM-Southeast Missouri Partnership, and West Virginia RMOMS Collaborative. Identifies their maternal health service area, network partners, and goals and strategies for improving healthcare access and outcomes.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration view details