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National Rural Health Resource Center's Podcasts

The National Rural Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities.

As the nation’s leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural health, The Center focuses on five core areas:

  • Transition to Value and Population Health
  • Collaboration and Partnership
  • Performance Improvement
  • Health Information Technology
  • Workforce 

Jul 28, 2017

This webinar features a state coordinator of the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) to discuss collaboration efforts involved with pooling SHIP funds for a shared project. The presentation also includes a summary of program recommendations submitted as part of the Fiscal Year 2017...


Apr 18, 2017

This webinar discusses a recent Lean project conducted at a critical access hospital in Arizona and how similar quality improvement initiatives can be undertaken using SHIP funding. Presenters review the process of implementing the project as well as measurable outcomes seen by the hospital as a result. In addition,...


Dec 12, 2016

This webinar reviews the guidance for the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP) Fiscal Year 2017 Non-Competing Continuation (NCC) progress report, which is due on February 10, 2017. In addition, presenters will share information on how to complete the FY17 State Spreadsheet of SHIP Applicants and...