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Resources by Topic: Hospitals

PubMed Search: Rural Hospitals
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of rural hospitals.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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PubMed Search: Critical Access Hospitals
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of Critical Access Hospitals.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Medical Facilities in Missouri
An interactive map searchable by county, ZIP code, or city to find hospitals, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) in Missouri. Provides location and contact information for each facility.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
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Raising Funds for Rural Health Care: An Introductory Manual
Outlines basic principles for establishing a structured, ongoing philanthropic resource development process. Information is targeted at rural healthcare facilities and designed to promote understanding across three core areas of resource development: annual funds, capital campaigns, and endowments.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Technical Assistance and Services Center
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State Health Data Center
Provides access to state data on health system performance, with the option to compare data across states. Topics covered include healthcare access, hospital and outpatient safety and quality, healthcare system spending, health status and outcomes, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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WhyNotTheBest.org
Tracks healthcare quality performance measures through the first quarter of 2018. 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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Quality, Safety & Oversight - 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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Hospital Survey on Patient Safety Culture
Presents Surveys on Patient Safety Culture (SOPS) Hospital Survey, 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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