ACOs and Much More: Health Reform Comes to Rural America

This presentation explores the utility of Accountable Care Organizations in a rural context. Presented by Keith Mueller (Director, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis) to the Colorado Rural Hospital Conference in Colorado Springs, CO on May 8, 2013. View Presentation

Impact on Health System Market Changes on Rural Health: ACO, PCMH, VBP Consolidation

This presentation discusses how the rural healthcare landscape is changing and explores emerging implications for rural healthcare providers. Presented by Keith Mueller (Director, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis) for the State Offices of Rural Health – Region D meeting in San Diego, California on May 1, 2013. View Presentation

Rural Emergency Care: Stepping Up to the Challenge

This presentation explores the Rural Emergency Department as a flagship healthcare service provider for rural hospitals, hospital systems, and communities. Presented by A. Clinton MacKinney (Deputy Director and Assistant Professor, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis) on April 26, 2013. View Presentation

Research to Policy and Practice: Sustaining Rural Health Services

This presentation explores how current and emerging research might impact rural health care providers and policy makers in strengthening sustainable models of healthcare provision in rural areas. Presented by Keith Mueller (Director, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis) for the IAHL Roundtable Discussion in Des Moines, Iowa on February 28, 2013. View Presentation

Transforming Health Care in Rural America: Turning Change into Improvements for Rural Residents

This presentation provides analysis of current changes to health care and health care systems that provide services in rural areas. Mueller offers tips for transitioning toward an optimal system that fits within this evolving context. Presented by Keith Mueller (Director, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis) to the Rural Health Leadership Conference in Phoenix, […]

Transferring Risk: The Road to Health Care Value

This presentation discusses to increase health care value for rural communities by exploring how to transfer risk from payers to hospitals and physicians. Presented by A. Clinton MacKinney (Deputy Director and Assistant Professor, RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis) to the Rural Health Leadership Conference February 10-13, 2013. View Presentation