Rural hospitals are a crucial local access point for urgent medical services, primary care and prevention in their communities. Despite multi-faceted and complex challenges, rural hospitals continue to transform and adapt to meet the needs of their populations. This Issue Brief highlights four strategies rural hospitals are using to improve value by reducing cost, improving quality or enhancing the patient experience.
AHA Value Initiative Members In Action: Montefiore Health System - The Bronx, Westchester and the Hudson Valley, N.Y.
Montefiore Health System uses the Collaborative Care Model to better serve patients with significant medical and mental health conditions and socioeconomic…
Challenges Facing Rural Communities and the Roadmap to Ensure Local Access to High-quality, Affordable Care
Columbus Community Hospital – Columbus, NE Interdisciplinary Teams Reduce Readmissions
Spectrum Health – Grand Rapids, MI Telehealth Program Reduces Costs and Decreases Patient Transfers