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Resources by Topic: Service delivery models

AHA Rural Case Studies
A collection of tools and case studies highlighting rural hospital healthcare innovations, new payment models implemented by hospitals and health systems in rural communities, and efforts to enhance COVID-19 vaccine confidence.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Growing Rural Podcast
Podcast series on issues of interest for rural South Carolina. Topics include telehealth, ways to improve access to quality healthcare, and the effects of COVID-19 on rural healthcare, among other things.
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare
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CCHP Policy Finder
Database of telehealth laws and regulations with state-by-state information, information related to COVID-19 telehealth policy changes, Medicaid and Medicare information, and other payer and professional requirements. Offers maps comparing policies in each state.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Connected Health Policy: The National Telehealth Policy Resource Center
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Mental Health America Warmlines
Presents a list of mental health warmlines, or non-emergency support lines, available throughout the country. Highlights the number for the state, or region within the state, and the hours of operation.
Type: Hotline
Sponsoring organization: Mental Health America
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Vaccine Central
Resources to support health departments, community-based organizations, and others with vaccine efforts among refugee, immigrant, and migrant communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants
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Customizable Communications Toolkit
Provides a catalog of internal and external communications resources to support rural hospitals and clinics. Includes customizable print and digital resources, scripts, and talking points to promote community trust, preventive screenings, swing bed services, telehealth, and pulmonary rehabilitation.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Legato Healthcare Marketing, National Rural Health Resource Center
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Center for Optimizing Rural Health Webinar Library
Provides links to recordings of the Center for Optimizing Rural Health's monthly webinars. Webinars cover telehealth, grant writing and funding opportunities, quality, and other topics of interest to rural hospitals and healthcare providers.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Optimizing Rural Health
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Multi-Discipline Licensure Resource Project
Provides current information on emergency regulations and licensing for occupational and physical therapists, psychologists, and social workers. Resources include state-specific information related to licensure, telehealth, and COVID-19, as well as online and phone support.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)
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Provider Bridge
Connects healthcare professionals with state agencies and healthcare entities to increase access to care for patients in rural and underserved communities, and assists in mobilizing volunteer healthcare professionals during public health emergencies. Features COVID-19 resources including state-by-state telehealth information and links to help providers find answers to telehealth licensure questions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federation of State Medical Boards
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Ohio Project ECHO
A Project ECHO Superhub serving Ohio and the U.S. by providing expert consultation, specialty training, and clinical mentorship for primary care providers to help them address complex health conditions. Currently offers six Project ECHO programs focused on promoting integrated, team-based care and co-occurring psychiatric and physical conditions.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
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