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Resources by Topic: Critical Access Hospitals

The Role of Leadership in the EHR Project: What Rural Leaders Need to Know
Recording of a May 2012 webinar that provides examples of effective project structure for rural and Critical Access Hospital electronic health record (EHR) projects. Presented by Joe Wivoda, Chief Information Office for the National Rural Health Resource Center. 55 minutes.
Additional links: Transcript
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Using Logic Models for Flex Program Planning, Management, Evaluation, and Reporting
Recording of a March 2012 webinar addressing how to develop and work with logic models as a program management and evaluation tool. Designed to assist Flex Program Coordinators with developing workplans for a noncompetitive continuation progress report.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Health.mil Rates and Reimbursement: Hospital Classifications
Identifies TRICARE reimbursement methodologies for Sole Community Hospitals (SCH) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Also lists CAH inpatient and outpatient cost to charge ratios (CCRs).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Military Health System
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Medicare Beneficiary Quality Improvement Project (MBQIP)
Series of resources designed to help Critical Access Hospitals understand and execute the MBQIP measures. Includes tools and strategies rural hospitals can use to report, analyze, and translate their data into actual quality improvement.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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State Flex Profiles
Profiles of each state's Rural Hospital Medicare Flexibility (Flex) Program activities related to supporting Critical Access Hospitals. Includes state Flex Program contacts.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
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PubMed Search: Critical Access Hospitals
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of Critical Access Hospitals.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: National Library of Medicine
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Health Information Technology Toolkit for Critical Access and Small Hospitals
Provides Critical Access Hospitals and small hospitals numerous resources in health information technology (HIT), including information addressing health information exchange and personal health records.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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Medical Facilities in Missouri
Searchable by county, zip code, or city to find hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and rural health clinics in Missouri. Also provides location and contact information for each facility.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
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Minnesota’s Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Evaluation Reports
A collection of reports that examine Minnesota's Critical Access Hospitals and Flex Program.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
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Survey & Certification - Certification & Compliance: Critical Access Hospitals
Provides basic information about being certified as a Medicare Critical Access Hospital (CAH) provider. Includes links to applicable laws, regulations, and compliance information.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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