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Resources by Topic: Healthcare networks

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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Rural Health Networks and Coalitions Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop or expand a rural health network or coalition. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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FORHP Grantee Directories and Sourcebooks
A collection of directories that identify and describe Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grantees and their projects. Includes projects funded by the Rural Health Care Services Outreach, Rural Health Network Development, and Rural Health Network Development Planning Grant Programs, as well as other FORHP grant programs.
Type: Website
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New Mexico Department of Health, Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, Fact Sheet
Lists activities of the Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, including descriptions of programs related to primary care, rural hospitals and health networks, and health workforce development.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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Population Health Toolkit
Provides tools and resources to help Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), Flex Coordinators, and rural health networks use a systems-based approach to move towards population health. Includes a readiness assessment tool to identify strengths and needs, and a data tool for accessing public health and hospital data by county and state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Tools and Strategies for Managing Health Networks
Provides templates, guides, and other resources to help health network leaders manage and develop their networks. Includes resources focused on rural health networks.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Cooperative of Health Networks Association
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