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Resources by Topic: Service delivery models

Rural Health in America: How Shifting Populations Leave People Behind
Infographic focused on rural demographics and population trends, health workforce challenges, and initiatives that seek to improve healthcare access in rural communities.
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation
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AHA's Rural Podcast Series
Podcast episodes highlighting rural health challenges and models for addressing those challenges. Includes "AHA's Rural Report Podcast Series" based on the 2019 American Hospital Association publication Rural Report: Challenges Facing Rural Communities and the Roadmap to Ensure Local Access to High-Quality, Affordable Care. Also offers podcast episodes related to rural COVID-19.
Type: Audio
Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association
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Critical Access Hospital Telehealth Services in Oregon
Mapping system highlights Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) telehealth services in the state of Oregon. Details both the facilities and the area of service.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Oregon Community Health Needs Assessments & Improvement Plans
Features a series of county-level maps detailing information about Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) and Community Health Improvement Plans (CHIPs). Lists the hospitals, local public health authorities, and coordinated care organizations for each county, as well as the last time a CHNA and/or a CHIP was completed for each.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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Rural Telehealth Toolkit
Resources and best practices to help rural communities develop telehealth programs to improve healthcare access. Identifies program models and examples, and discusses implementation, evaluation, sustainability, and dissemination of program results.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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HRSA Training and Technical Assistance Hub: Rural Health
Provides a list of rural health technical assistance and training resources. Includes resources related to telehealth, hospitals, Rural Health Clinics, rural residency planning, network building, and more.
Type: Website
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A Spotlight on Rural Families
Provides several articles and a webinar recording addressing rural children's health issues. Resources cover using telehealth to support breastfeeding mothers, coordinating care for rural patients, and maternal opioid use.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Children's Healthcare Quality
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Reimagine Rural Health in Missouri
Summarizes the current infrastructure, workforce, access strategies and policies to strengthen the delivery of rural health in Missouri.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Missouri Hospital Association
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Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model
Overview of a CMS initiative focused on the care of pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD) through state-driven transformation of the delivery system. Supports coordination of clinical care and integration of other services critical for health, well-being, and recovery.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Oklahoma State Innovation Model (OSIM)
Reports on Oklahoma's State Innovation Model (SIM) grant efforts. The final draft of the State Health System Innovation Plan outlines Oklahoma's model for transforming state-purchased healthcare by linking reimbursement with care quality and health outcomes. Addresses the challenges rural regions may face with implementing the model and rural/urban differences throughout.
Additional links: Oklahoma State Health System Innovation Plan
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Oklahoma State Department of Health
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