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Rural Health Network Development Grantee Directory, FY 2002
A directory of rural health network development projects made possible due to grants from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy for the years 2000, 2001, and 2002.
Date: 2002
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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The Network Sourcebook, Volume 1: Rural Health Demonstration Projects, 1997-2000
Detailed descriptions of 27 network development grant projects funded during the 1997-2000 period. Includes project description and contact information. Includes index of health topics addressed by each project.
Date: 05/2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Health Network Development Grantee Directory, FY 2001
A directory of rural health network development projects made possible due to grants from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy for the years 1999, 2000, and 2001.
Date: 2001
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Strategic Choices of Rural Health Networks: Implications for Goals and Performance Measurement
Reports findings from a 1996 study that sought to understand rural health networks by classifying them according to their functions and purposes. Examples of performance measures that might be used for the different network types are given.
Author(s): Anthony Wellever, Douglas Wholey, Tiffany Radcliff
Date: 01/2000
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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Rural Health in the United States
A comprehensive review of the health status and healthcare resources of the rural areas of the United States. Updates the book, "Health Care in Rural America", published by the Office of Technology Assessment in 1990. Preview available via Google Books.
Author(s): Thomas C. Ricketts, III (editor)
Date: 1999
Type: Document
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Developing Rural Health Networks Under the EACH/RPCH Program: Interim Report of the Evaluation of the Essential Access Community Hospital/Rural Primary Care Hospital Program
Describes the initial development of the Essential Access Community Hospital (EACH) program from October 1991 through December 1992. The program recognized a limited-service facility, the Rural Primary Care Hospital, and linked each RPCH into a network tied to a larger supporting Essential Access Community Hospital.
Author(s): Suzanne Felt, George Wright
Date: 09/1993
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Mathematica Policy Research
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Rural Project Examples from the FORHP Rural Health Network Development Grant Program
A collection of rural health projects funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Rural Health Network Development Grant Program. Includes approaches that have demonstrated success in research studies and program evaluations, as well as anecdotal accounts. For each project, provides an overview, description of services provided, results, and other information to help other communities that may want to replicate the approach.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Shared Services Arrangements Between Local Health Departments and Health Centers
A collection of resources to help local health departments and health centers share clinical and nonclinical services. Identifies types of shared services arrangements, factors that contribute to success, information on developing legal documents, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Sharing Public Health Services
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Network Sustainability Toolkit
A resource to help rural leaders develop sustainable healthcare networks with increased long-term impact. Includes access to a network sustainability assessment, a collection of network-focused resources and tools, and case studies of successful rural health networks.
Additional links: An Introduction to RHI's Network Sustainability Toolkit: History and Background
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Alaska Shows Perinatal Regionalization Works to Reduce Infant Deaths
Highlights the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality (Infant Mortality CoIIN) in Alaska. Discusses hospital collaboration in a rural environment, including how they share data, best practices, and training; build relationships; and transfer higher-risk mothers and babies to the appropriate level of care using a regionalization model to reduce infant mortality.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality
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