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Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN)
Highlights the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) and services it provides to meet the needs of rural hospitals across its state. Describes how ICAHN has helped 54 hospitals transition from competition to collaboration.
Date: 05/2016
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Illinois Network Puts Hospitals' Needs First
Profile of the Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN). Highlights how ICAHN has used support from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and Illinois Department of Public Health to help its member hospitals via a range of different services and programs.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Directory: Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program 2016-2019
A directory of the Delta States Rural Development Grant Program in the 2016-2019 funding cycle. Includes a program overview and contact information for each of the twelve grantees. The Delta States region comprises Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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ACO Investment Model, Rural Hospital Collaboration
Highlights how 3 rural Minnesota hospitals implemented the Accountable Care Organization Investment Model (AIM), which encourages coordinated care in rural areas through upfront and ongoing Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) payments.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association Rural Health Services
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Rural Network Leads the Way with Intentional Collaboration
Highlights the work of the Health Care Collaborative of Rural Missouri and how it capitalizes on Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grants, business leadership, and successful partnerships to impact the health and well-being of residents in West Central Missouri.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Grantee Directory: Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program, 2015-2018
Provides contact information and brief overviews of the 8 initiatives funded under the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Grant Program in the 2015-2018 funding cycle. The initiatives focus on care coordination activities for diabetes, congestive heart failure (CHF), and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Rural Health Networks and New Forms of Governance
Profiles Wilderness Health, a formal network of rural and urban independent hospitals in Minnesota focused on performance improvement. The network participates in the Integrated Health Partnership, Minnesota's Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model.
Date: 2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Care Coordination Comparative Matrix
Identifies rural health networks that are developing or implementing value-based models and recaps brief interviews with the network leaders that are implementing or developing care coordination initiatives. The matrix allows rural health networks to share features and lessons learned through the process of implementing the care coordination programs with one another.
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Pursuing Integration of Public Health Services in Genesee and Orleans Counties, NY
Describes how two rural counties in upstate New York, Genesee and Orleans Counties, embarked on a joint jurisdictional undertaking to integrate select services offered by their county departments of health.
Date: 07/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Center for Sharing Public Health Services, Lake Plains Community Care Network
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Primer for Rural Health Network Memorandum of Agreement/Understanding
Defines and explains how to develop a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)/Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) as a formal business document to be used when creating a network of two or more separate groups or organizations.
Date: 2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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