RuralHealthValue.org

Understanding and Facilitating Rural Health Transformation

Tools & Resources

The tools and resources in the categories below are designed to facilitate the transition to a high performance rural health system that provides the Triple Aim© of better patient care, improved population health, and lower per capita cost.

Governance
& Leadership
Decision-making authority, strategy development, leadership performance, and high-level health care organization processes designed to deliver Value-Based Care.
Care
management
Care integration and coordination that facilitates patient-centered care, improved clinical outcomes, and efficient resource use..
Community
health
Assessments and strategies designed to enhance the health of all individuals in a community across a spectrum of ages and conditions.
Clinical
care
Clinical care foci and processes are designed to deliver Value-Based Care within traditional medical care settings.
Patient and
family engagement
The active involvement of patient/family decision-making and preferences in health care design and delivery.
Performance
improvement
Health care organization performance measurement and reporting designed to improve patient care, increase population health, and lower per capita cost.
Health
information
technology
Electronic systems (hardware, software, and supporting processes) that collect, collate, integrate, and disseminate performance data.
Financial risk
management
Health care organization capacities to moderate risk of harm or optimize risk of benefit relative to Value-Based Care.