Florida Rural Health Contact List, 2023
List of Florida rural EMS agencies, SHIP hospitals, local health councils, and rural health networks, with organization name, city, county, and contact information.
Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Florida Health view details
Interoperability and Methods of Exchange Among Hospitals in 2021
Highlights the advances made and the methods used, as of 2021, in the interoperable exchange of health information for all hospital types: suburban/urban, rural, large/medium, and small. Presents data on the availability and use of electronic health information at point of care, participation rates in national organizations and networks, and the frequency of hospitals that experienced barriers when exchanging patient health information.
Author(s): Yuriy Pylypchuk, Jordan Everson Date: 01/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology view details
Healthcare Provider Networks Inadequate to Serve All: Causes and Solutions in Pennsylvania
Discusses what happens when health plan networks are inadequate to serve their members, why this happens, and what the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can do to address the problem. Includes a section on provider shortages in rural areas of Pennsylvania, a county-level map showing prevalence of disability in Pennsylvania, and statistics on travel time to appointments and wait times to get an appointment.
Date: 2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, Pennsylvania Health Access Network view details
Rural Health Network Development Planning Program: 2022 Grantee Directory
Detailed descriptions of 23 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2022. Lists grantees by organization type and focus area, including topics such as network organization and infrastructure development, health system efficiencies, integrated service delivery, and behavioral health. Includes grantee profiles describing their programs and network structures, geographic areas served, network partners, and contacts for each network.
Date: 12/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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: 12/2022 Type: Website Sponsoring organizations: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Maternal and Child Health Bureau view details
Improving Rural Maternal Health Care through Network Models: Summary of the RMOMS Program 2021 Cohort
Describes the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) program supporting increased access to maternal healthcare in rural communities and improvement in maternal and neonatal outcomes. Summarizes three RMOMS programs from the 2021 Cohort - Families First: Rural Maternity Health Collaborative (Minnesota), RMOM-Southeast Missouri Partnership, and West Virginia RMOMS Collaborative. Identifies their maternal health service area, network partners, and goals and strategies for improving healthcare access and outcomes.
Date: 09/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration view details
Grantee Sourcebook: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program, 2021
Detailed descriptions of 20 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2021. Reports on each grantee's network infrastructure development, plans for sustaining the network after the grant, and program activities addressing topics such as integrated service delivery, creating efficiencies, integrating health services, chronic disease management, and care coordination. Grantee profiles identify the geographic areas served, network partners, and primary contact person.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
High-Performing Rural Health System
Update to the September 2011 RUPRI Health Panel document "The High Performance Rural Health Care System of the Future." Describes affordable and accessible healthcare for all rural residents through a sustainable system delivering high quality, high value services. Defines pillars of accessibility, affordability, community health, and quality.
Author(s): Andrew Coburn, Alva O. Ferdinand, Alana Knudson, et al. Date: 01/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Policy Research Institute Rural Health Panel view details