Rural Health Resources by Topic: Healthcare networks
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
Trends in Hospital System Affiliation, 2007-2016
Policy brief reporting trends in hospital system
affiliation from 2007 to 2016 for hospitals in metro and
nonmetro areas, and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Presents statistics on hospital system affiliation by
hospital characteristics and highlights trends in hospital
system affiliation by Census region.
Author(s): Onyinye Oyeka, Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller Date: 10/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
Grantee Sourcebook: Rural Health Network Development Grant Program, 2014-2017
Detailed descriptions of 54 Rural Health Network Development grant projects funded during the 2014-2017 period. Includes an overview of the networks and their impact, a list of grantees by state and focus area, and grantee profiles providing contact information and in-depth project descriptions.
Date: 08/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, National Rural Health Resource Center
Community Care Integration
Profile of Southern Prairie, a 12-county collaboration facilitating integration of health services and community supports in rural southwestern Minnesota through a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization.
Date: 07/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
Is Bigger Better? Exploring the Impact of System Membership on Rural Hospitals
Describes how system membership affects financial performance and transfer patterns of rural hospitals in California. Shows what financial benefits are involved and examines whether membership increases or decreases likelihood of closure. Includes appendices with lists of system and nonsystem hospitals by county, and rural hospital intercompany transfer statistics from 2011-2015.
Author(s): Glenn Melnick, Katya Fonkych Date: 05/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: California Health Care Foundation view details
Working Together at the State and National Level: Q&A with Karen Madden
Interview with Charles D. Cook Office of Rural Health Director Karen Madden. Highlights the collaborations among New York State's rural health organizations. Describes Madden's work at the state and national levels supporting rural health.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 04/2018 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details