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Resources by Topic: Healthcare networks

Rural and Non-Rural New Hampshire Regional Public Health Networks 2017/2018
County-level map with shadings showing rural and non-rural regional public health network areas.
Date: 2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: New Hampshire Rural Health & Primary Care
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Models for Population Health Improvement by Health Care Systems and Partners: Tensions and Promise on the Path Upstream: Proceedings of a Workshop
Proceedings from a public workshop held on September 19, 2019, exploring higher levels of action to improve health, such as changing laws, policies, and regulations, to improve the community conditions for health. Describes efforts of health systems and their partners to move beyond what takes place in clinical settings and to identify and respond to the needs of patients and communities. Notes that some approaches may work differently in rural and urban areas.
Additional links: Read Online
Author(s): Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Date: 2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
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Models of Success in Rural Maternity Care: ANGELS Network & Millard-Henry Clinic
Describes the Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education, and Learning System (ANGELS) program, a high-risk pregnancy program based at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science designed to improve the ability of tertiary care facilities in the state to deliver low birth weight babies. Discusses the importance of communication between ANGELS staff and partner clinics and the role of telehealth services for specialty care.
Author(s): Katy B. Kozhimannil, Mary Gilbertson
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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2020 Annual Report - Washington Rural Health Collaborative
Includes 2020 strategic goals and accomplishments for the 21 member hospitals, and features statistics including number of emergency room visits, clinic visits, net patient services revenue, and total patients served per day.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The Rural Collaborative
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Health System Affiliation and Characteristics of Inpatient Stays at Rural and Metropolitan Hospitals, 2016
Presents statistics on inpatient stays at rural and metropolitan hospitals. Compares the number of inpatient hospitals stays by metropolitan status, health system affiliation, census region, and selected characteristics of the patients and hospital stays.
Author(s): Zeynal Karaca, Kathryn R. Fingar
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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North Carolina Health Information Technology Program: 2020 Profile
Fact sheet with North Carolina health information technology-related statistics. Shows numbers of Office of Rural Health grantees enrolled in NC Healthconnex's Notify Service and Diabetes Registry, and the number connected to NC Healthconnex. Includes percentages of rural health centers, NC farmworker health sites, Critical Access Hospitals, and community health grants and medication assistance sites connected to these programs. Features a county-level map showing the program reach of NCCARE360, the first statewide coordinated care network. .
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
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Grantee Sourcebook: Rural Health Network Planning Development Program, 2019
Detailed descriptions of 25 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2019. 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, behavioral health, telehealth, and care coordination. Grantee profiles identify the geographic areas served, network partners, and primary contact person.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Defense Health Care: Plans Needed to Ensure Implementation of Required Elements for TRICARE's Managed Care Support Contracts
Report highlights the Government Accountability Office recommendations for the implementation of changes to the Department of Defense's TRICARE managed support contracts that were required by Congress. Evaluates the specific improvements relating to healthcare delivery and touches on their importance in rural areas.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Building Partnerships to Improve Health in the Rural South: CareSouth Carolina
Provides an overview of CareSouth Carolina, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), and its approaches to increase engagement with low-income patients in its service area. Describes the role of community health workers to address social determinants of health. Discusses partnerships with community organizations and the development of an independent practice association with other FQHCs in South Carolina. Includes CareSouth Carolina performance scorecard and a summary of lessons learned.
Author(s): Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein
Date: 02/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Florida Rural Health Network Service Areas and Rural Hospitals 2020
Map of Florida with counties delineated identifying the rural health network service areas and the location of rural hospitals including Critical Access Hospitals.
Date: 2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Florida Office of Rural Health
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