New from Rural Health Value: Rural Innovation Profile

The Rural Health Value team recently released a new Rural Innovation Profile focused on how a rural healthsystem identified options to provide behavioral health services, considering community need, financial reimbursement, and provider motivation.

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Community Care Integration – Southern Prairie, a 12-county collaboration in rural southwestern Minnesota, facilitates the integration of health care services and community supports across the region, through accountable care approaches. (July 2018)


Top resources on the Rural Health Value website:

· Value-Based Care Assessment – Assess capacity and capabilities to deliver value-based care. Receive an eight category readiness report.
· Physician Engagement – Score current engagement and build effective relationships to create a shared vision for a successful future.
· Board and Community Engagement – Hold value-based care discussions as part of strategic planning and performance measurement.
· Social Determinants of Health – Learn and encourage rural leaders/care teams to address issues to improve their community’s health.

Contact information:

Keith J. Mueller, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator