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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 

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, this webinar outlines key trends of SHIP funding in fiscal year 2016 and reviews helpful SHIP resources.


  • Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and National Rural Health Resource Center