Rural Health System Value-Based Care Innovators Roundtable: Strategies and Insights
Presents findings from interviews with five health systems that include a substantial proportion of rural hospitals and clinics and actively support the transition to value-based care. Covers organizational structure, governance and decision-making, operations, data and communication, contracts, and social determinants of health. Identifies common health system tensions and opportunities to implementing value-based care at rural facilities.
Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Use of Leading Practices in US Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs
Highlights a study exploring the portion of acute-care hospitals that have implemented best practices in their antimicrobial stewardship programs. Features data compiled from electronic questionnaires to program leaders on the implementation of 6 leading antimicrobial practices. Breaks down data by hospital size, teaching status, and whether the hospital is located in a rural or urban location, among other measures.
Author(s): Edward A. Stenehjem, Barbara I. Braun, Salome O. Chitavi, et al. Citation: Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 1-8 Date: 10/2022 Type: Document view details
Rural Health Equity and Quality Summit Report
Summarizes a June 2022 summit with experts in rural healthcare policy, health equity, value-based care, and clinical quality to explore the roles of small rural hospitals and Rural Health Clinics in achieving health equity. Discusses barriers and challenges to achieving rural health equity. Presents best practices and innovative models in promoting health equity in rural areas.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Rural HCO Board of Director Video Series
A 4-part video series for rural executives and boards of directors. Covers corporate compliance, financial stewardship, physician compensation, and health equity. Discusses the importance of these topics, key considerations for executives and boards of directors, and how hospital administrators have addressed these areas.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Indiana Governor's Public Health Commission Report 2022
Provides an overview of public health in Indiana with a focus on healthy environments and health education. Examines the declining life expectancy and challenges to public health such as behavioral health issues, adult and child obesity, infectious diseases, and geographic and socio-economic health disparities. Summarizes and provides recommendations from the commission's findings related to governance and infrastructure, funding, healthcare workforce, data integration, emergency preparedness, and child/adolescent health.
Appendices, News Brief
Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Indiana Department of Health view details
Leadership Fundamentals Video Series: Surviving and Thriving as a New Leader
A 6-part video series for new rural health leaders transitioning to a supervisor or manager role. Covers building organizational awareness; managing performance; communication, conflict, and difficult conversations; leading change; and team engagement. Training modules include interviews with rural health leaders, discussion questions, suggested activities to support learning, and supplemental resources.
Date: 06/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details