New Toolkit from RHIhub: Chronic Disease Management

June 24, 2024

New Toolkit from RHIhub: Chronic Disease Management

This toolkit was developed in collaboration with NORC Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis as part of a growing collection of resources available at the Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub).

It compiles evidence-based and promising models and resources to support chronic disease management programs in rural communities across the United States and covers several common chronic conditions including:

  • Diabetes
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Heart disease
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Chronic pain

Click Here to access Rural Chronic Disease Management Toolkit

Updated RHIhub Topic Guide – Rural Hospice and Palliative Care

June 21, 2024

Updated RHIhub Topic Guide – Rural Hospice and Palliative Care

This recently updated RHIhub topic guide shares information and resources describing how hospice services operate in rural communities and describes related factors and influences that impact hospice operations.

Also included is a description of the challenges of operating a rural hospice organization, including:

  • Workforce and reimbursement issues
  • Potential strategies and solutions to address related issues

Click Here to Access Rural Hospice and Palliative Care

CDC Webinar: What Rural Clinicians Should Know about Influenza A (H5N1), June 18

June 10, 2024

CDC Webinar: What Rural Clinicians Should Know about Influenza A (H5N1), June 18

Consider joining this webinar to hear experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discuss clinical features of influenza A (H5N1), recommendations and considerations for influenza testing and treatment, and strategies for culturally competent patient evaluations for possible exposure to influenza A.

Cost: Free

When: Tuesday, June 18, 2:00 p.m.

Register Here

RHIhub This Week

April 25, 2024

RHIhub This Week

The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) This Week keeps you informed of the latest rural news, funding opportunities.

Click Here to Access RHIhub

Upcoming Webinar – Hospital Price Transparency: What Hospitals Need to Know

March 27, 2024

Upcoming Webinar – Hospital Price Transparency: What Hospitals Need to Know

This webinar discusses the latest hospital price transparency policies effective January 1, 2024. The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) subject matter experts will review the latest policy requirements and enforcement actions for hospital price transparency.

Cost: Free of Charge

When: Thursday, April 4, 12:00 p.m. CT

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New RHIhub Topic Guide – Rural Maternal Health

February 21, 2024

New RHIhub Topic Guide – Rural Maternal Health

The RHIhub has released the Rural Maternal Health Topic Guide.

This new topic guide shares information on maternal and infant health disparities in rural area and covers issues impacting rural maternal health, including:

  • Access to services,
  • Workforce challenges and
  • Shares information on programs and policies to support rural maternal healthcare.

Rural Maternal Health Topic Guide

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Upcoming Webinar – 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, February 27

February 21, 2024

Upcoming Webinar – 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule, February 27

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently updated the Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) for 2024 through the Calendar Year 2024 PFS Final Rule.

This rule makes policy updates which may increase accessibility of behavioral health services, telehealth services, and other vital health services in rural areas.

CMS subject matter experts will present on some of the highlights from the final rule including these topics and the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program.

Registration

  • This is a free webinar
  • High-speed internet is required to participate
    • Connection details will be emailed to you immediately upon registration
  • A recording will be available on the RHIhub website after the live event
  • If you have questions or problems with the registration process, please contact RHIhub Webinars at webinars@ruralhealthinfo.org

2024 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

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