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Delta States Rural Development Network Program 2023 Grantee Directory
A directory of the Delta States Rural Development Grant Program in the 2023-2026 funding cycle. Includes a brief program overview and contact information for each of the twelve grantees. The Delta States region comprises Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Health Care Coordination Program Directory, 2023-2027
Provides an overview of the 10 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program during the 2023-2027 project period. Each profile includes information on the focus areas to be addressed, project partners, and targeted populations.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Health Network Development Program Directory, 2023-2027
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 44 initiatives funded through the Rural Health Network Development grant program during the 2023-2027 grant period.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Data Element Identification and Data Collection Procedures for the HRSA Direct-to-Consumer Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program
Provides an overview of the development of a common set of data elements to evaluate the Office of the Advancement of Teleheath's Evidence Based Telehealth Network Program, which aims to build an evidence base for telehealth in rural settings. Outlines 27 patient-level, encounter-level, and outcome data elements on patients who receive direct-to-consumer telehealth services and a comparable group of patients who receive in-person services. Describes data collection and management procedures.
Author(s): Marcia M. Ward, Kimberly Merchant, Fred Ullrich, et al.
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Telehealth Research Center
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Rural Health Care Coordination Sourcebook, 2020-2023
Provides an overview of the ten initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program for the 2020-2023 period, with information on program accomplishments and reach. Detailed grantee profiles include contact information, consortium partners, population served, program outcomes and impacts, and lessons learned.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Optimizing Inpatient Bed Management in a Rural Community-Based Hospital: A Quality Improvement Initiative
Provides an overview of a project aimed at maintaining appropriate hospital bed capacity within a hub-and-spoke healthcare system in rural, southwest Minnesota. Discusses project phases of discovery, planning, and implementation, as well as the strategy to increase capacity at the tertiary/hub medical center by utilizing beds at partner/spoke hospitals for less complex or acute inpatient stays.
Author(s): Brian N. Bartlett, Nadine N. Vanhoudt, Hanyin Wang, et al.
Citation: BMC Health Services Research, 23, 1000
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
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Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program
Describes a pilot grant program designed to improve maternal and neonatal health in rural communities by collecting data and supporting the development of financially sustainable and coordinated network models. Aims to make maternal and obstetrics care more accessible through increased use of telehealth and specialty care. Fact sheet provides information on the activities of 3 rural networks funded through the RMOMS program.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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2022 Annual Report - Washington Rural Health Collaborative
Includes 2022 strategic goals and accomplishments for the 24 member hospitals, and features statistics including number of emergency room visits, clinic visits, net patient services revenue, and total patients served per day.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The Rural Collaborative
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Sourcebook: Delta States Rural Development Network Program, 2020-2023
Provides an overview of the twelve Delta States Rural Development Network grantees funded during the 2020-2023 grant period, describing overall program impacts and reach. Also provides detailed profiles of each grantee, including partners involved, services provided, outcomes, and more. The Delta States region comprises Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Iowa Community Health Centers and Value-Based Care
Describes how Iowa Primary Care Association (Iowa PCA) and two sister organizations, IowaHealth+ and INConcertCare, pursued value-based care opportunities before joining the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Discusses the network's Medicaid value-based care contract; a partnership with Main Street Health to expand value-based contracting and provide more comprehensive, integrated primary care to patients with Medicare Advantage; data analytics; strategic planning and roadmaps; and next steps.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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