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Toolkit for Using the AHRQ Quality Indicators
Resource for hospitals planning to use the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Quality Indicators (QIs), including the Patient Safety Indicators (PSIs), to track and improve inpatient quality and patient safety. Also serves as a general guide to applying improvement methods in a hospital setting.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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Economic Impact Analysis Tool
Generates summary reports detailing how grant spending can benefit a local, rural economy. Reports can reflect past, current, and future grant spending. Tool can be used by any rural community health organization wanting to know how their project or program activities impact their local economy.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Health Grants Eligibility Analyzer
Determines if a community is rural according to the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's (FORHP) definition.
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Am I Rural?
Helps determine whether a specific location is considered rural based on various definitions of rural, including definitions that are used as eligibility criteria for federal programs. Definitions covered include Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs), Core Based Statistical Areas, Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCC), and Urban Influence Codes (UICs).
Type: Tool
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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