Rural Health Resources by Topic: Healthcare networks
Project Sustainability Action Plan SAMPLE: Center States Rural Health Network
Provides a reference model for rural communities to use when establishing a sustainability action plan. Topics covered include strategic thinking, marketing, operational review, financial outlook, network sustainability assessment, and opportunities for sustainability.
Date: 10/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Rural Health Innovations view details
Rural Care Coordination and Population Health Management Summit: Summit Findings
Provides guidance to rural hospitals, clinics, and healthcare networks on incorporating community care coordination planning to prepare for population health management. Identifies tools and resources to support the transition to value-based payment models. Summarizes findings from a series of summits with national experts.
Author(s): Rebecca Jolley Date: 08/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Rural Health Association of Tennessee view details
A Guide for Rural Health Care Collaboration and Coordination
Describes how rural hospitals, community health centers, local public health departments, and other organizations can work together to identify health needs in their community and develop partnerships and strategies to help address these needs. Identifies areas of collaboration and coordination. Includes networking and collaboration case studies in rural Missouri and North Dakota. Provides a template and discussion questions for developing partnerships.
Date: 08/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration view details
An Introduction to RHI's Network Sustainability Toolkit: History and Background
Provides an audio recording of a presentation on the history and background of the Network Sustainability Toolkit. Covers the goals for the toolkit, what it includes, and the research process behind the creation of the toolkit. Summarizes the characteristics of a sustainable rural health network.
Date: 07/2019 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center view details
Supporting Rural Health: Practical Solutions for State Policymakers
Reports on 3 regional meetings of state health policy leaders and national experts regarding top rural health concerns and successful models for addressing them. Highlights lessons for policymakers from rural health initiatives focused on community health, strategies for expanding rural health workforce capacity, and examples of states working with research centers to develop evidence-based policies. Includes models from several states for each area discussed.
Author(s): Emily Whelan Parento Date: 05/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Milbank Memorial Fund view details
Rural Health Network Thrives on Innovation in Whole-Person Care
Profiles a rural health network in Missouri that includes social service support at four of their clinics. Offers an overview of how the program began, highlights their innovative approaches to addressing community needs, and discusses network sustainability.
Date: 02/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Grantee Directory: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program, 2019
Detailed descriptions of 25 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2019. Lists grantees by state and focus area, including topics such as integrated service delivery, behavioral health, telehealth, and care coordination. Includes grantee profiles describing their programs and network structures, geographic areas served, network partners, and contacts for each network.
Date: 2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
Methods Used to Enable Interoperability among U.S. Non-Federal Acute Care Hospitals in 2017
Analyzes 2017 American Hospital Association IT Supplement
survey data to describe the methods used by acute care
hospitals in the U.S. to support interoperability.
Discusses hospital participation in health information
networks by hospital size and location. Includes
information on the rates of small, rural, and Critical
Access Hospitals' (CAH) use of non-electronic methods to
exchanging patient health information with partners outside
their hospital system.
Author(s): Christian Johnson, Yuriy Pylypchuk, Vaishali Patel Date: 12/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology view details
A Rural Hospital Gets A Second Chance
Describes efforts undertaken in 2016 and 2017 to save an independent rural North Carolina hospital from closure, by affiliating with a larger healthcare system.
Author(s): Dana M. Weston Citation: North Carolina Medical Journal, 79(6), 373-374 Date: 11/2018 Type: Document view details