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Quality Time: Sharing PIE - Engaging the Whole Team
Podcast episode discussing how to engage Critical Access Hospital (CAH) staff, including frontline providers and quality team members, in quality improvement activities. Highlights the experiences of two CAH quality improvement professionals.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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Re-imagining Leadership: A Pathway for Rural Health to Thrive in a COVID-19 World
A COVID-19 emergency response playbook for rural healthcare delivery systems. Designed to build rural hospital and primary care leadership capacities around strategic thinking and local problem solving. Distills insights from rural hospital administrators, clinicians, and public health experts. Includes an assessment tool to help rural communities examine governance and leadership, community engagement, financial health, clinical care, and emergency preparedness and resilience.
Author(s): Lauren S. Hughes, Benjamin D. Anderson, Darlene B. Tad-y, et al.
Date: 12/2020
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organizations: Colorado Hospital Association, Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center
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National Rural Health Day 2020 Community Stars
Collection of stories about individuals and organizations across the U.S. that have made positive differences in the health of the rural communities they serve through innovation, leadership, commitment, collaboration, education, and communication.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
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Building Capacity for Value
Slides presented at the 2020 Nebraska Rural Health Conference describing the evolution of value-based care. Discusses different approaches to value-based care transformation, including the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations and global budgeting. Presents management and leadership strategies to navigate future changes while meeting community health needs.
Author(s): Karla Weng
Date: 09/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Assessing Your Leadership Competencies
Provides links to leadership resources for staff at rural healthcare organizations. Covers communication and relationship management, leadership, professionalism, knowledge of the health care environment and business skills.
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value
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Quality Time: Sharing PIE - The Impact of COVID-19 on Quality Improvement
Podcast episode exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the quality improvement activities of two Critical Access Hospitals. Describes how quality improvement activities adapted during the pandemic and the tools and processes that were utilized.
Date: 08/2020
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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Visionary Board Leadership and the Transition to Value Video Series
A 6-part video series on healthcare leadership for Critical Access Hospital (CAH) board members. Details best practices for CAH leadership through training modules that include hospital board interviews, discussion questions, and example activities to use in the development of long-term visioning plans.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: National Rural Health Resource Center, Technical Assistance and Services Center
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The DNA of Program Sustainability: Findings from a Study of Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Grantees
Reports on the factors that contribute to program sustainability after grant funding ends, based on a study of Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program grantees. Discusses leadership, collaboration, alignment between need and demand, data use, and policy expertise as contributors to sustainability for rural programs.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Georgia Health Policy Center
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RWHC Hospital Trustee Manual
Collection of brief articles covering hospital governance. Includes meeting ground rules, responsibilities and liabilities of non-profit directors, board self-assessment, ensuring quality care, financial stewardship, population health improvement, leadership development, and advocacy for rural health, among other topics.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
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Quality Time: Sharing PIE - Becoming a QI Leader
First episode of a quarterly podcast focusing on Critical Access Hospital (CAH) performance improvement experiences. Profiles two CAH quality leaders who share strategies, tips, and lessons learned from their experiences becoming quality improvement professionals.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: Stratis Health
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