Rural Health Resources by Topic: Planning and strategy methods and resources
Grantee Sourcebook: Rural Health Network Development Planning Program, 2021
Detailed descriptions of 20 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program grant projects funded in fiscal year 2021. Reports on each grantee's network infrastructure development, plans for sustaining the network after the grant, and program activities addressing topics such as integrated service delivery, creating efficiencies, integrating health services, chronic disease management, and care coordination. Grantee profiles identify the geographic areas served, network partners, and primary contact person.
Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
Interim Guidance on Developing a COVID-19 Case Investigation & Contact Tracing Plan: Overview
Provides a foundation for state, territorial, local, and tribal agencies' identification and investigation of patients with confirmed and probable diagnoses of COVID-19, and identification and monitoring of their contacts who have been exposed to the virus. Includes recommendations for roles and responsibilities for key public health officials and methods for investigating COVID-19 cases.
Date: 02/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Evaluating the Rural Health HIV/AIDS Planning Program
Policy brief describing the experiences of the first grantee cohort (2020-21) of the Rural HIV/AIDS Planning Program. Examines barriers to or facilitators of successful grant implementation, and the sustainability of programs and acquisition of future funding. Contains a list of these grantees, brief descriptions of their programs, and themes related to the success of the programs.
Author(s): Mariana Tuttle, Katie Rydberg, Carrie Henning-Smith Date: 01/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details
Outcome Measures for State Flex Program Financial and Operational Improvement Interventions
Discusses strategies for State Flex Programs (SFP) to monitor Critical Access Hospital (CAH) financial and operational improvement (FOI) interventions and the underlying theories of the activities. Provides recommendations for short- and intermediate-term outcome measures to assist SFPs in monitoring FOI initiatives.
Author(s): John Gale, Sara Kahn-Troster, Zach Croll Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Flex Monitoring Team view details
Practical Tools for Prescribing and Promoting Buprenorphine in Primary Care Settings
Offers evidence-based information to support primary care providers in prescribing buprenorphine to as an intervention to treat opioid use disorder (OUD). Addresses strategies and considerations for primary care providers and practices looking to implement the treatment, including the phases of care, training and education, and payment and pharmacy considerations. Chapter 2.7 covers buprenorphine prescribing in rural settings.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Value-Based Care Assessment Tool
Online tool that assesses 80 different value-based care capacities in eight categories and creates a value-based care readiness report that can be used to support strategic planning. Tool is designed to be used by your healthcare organization's senior leadership team and takes roughly 1.5 to 2 hours to complete.
Date: 12/2021 Type: Tool Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details