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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Hospitals

WhyNotTheBest.org
Tracks healthcare quality performance measures. Enables organizations to compare their performance against their peers in both rural and urban locations. Includes reports, maps, and improvement tools and resources.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: IRPO
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Survey & Certification - Certification & Compliance: Critical Access Hospitals
Provides basic information about being certified as a Medicare Critical Access Hospital (CAH) provider. Includes links to applicable laws, regulations, and compliance information.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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SOPS (Surveys on Patient Safety Culture) Hospital Survey
Presents a survey for hospital staff designed to help healthcare organizations and facilities assess the culture of safety in their institutions. Includes survey form, items, composite measures, and a user's guide.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Veterans Health Administration Locations
Provides a map of the United States that is divided into the 23 Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISN) geographic regions. Users can click on each region to learn more about the network and its local facilities, including contact information for every VA location.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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AHA Quality and Patient Safety
Lists resources from the American Hospital Association (AHA) to assist hospitals accelerate their quality and performance improvement processes. Features tools, articles, case studies, and news.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Critical Access Hospital (CAH) State Profiles
Interactive map that provides state-level reports on the financial, quality, and community benefit indicators of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs).
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team
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Ohio Health Care Provider Report and Information Extract
Identifies health care facilities licensed or certified by the Ohio Department of Health, Office of Health Assurance and Licensing. Includes Medicare/Medicaid certified hospitals, home health agencies, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and more.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: Ohio Department of Health
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Eye On Health Newsletter
Monthly newsletter of the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
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State Survey Agency Directory
A directory of state agencies that handle survey and certification of certain healthcare facilities including Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) for compliance with the Medicare health and safety standards. Updated quarterly.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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North Carolina Rural Health Research Program Cartographic Archives
A collection of maps that define rural and characterize rural America. Includes a variety of maps showing rural areas based on different definitions. Thematic maps cover demographics, health status, Critical Access Hospitals, rural hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and health workforce supply.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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