CAH Quality Network
Supports quality improvement activities of CAH Network members and assists them with the Medicare Conditions of Participation.
Community Apgar Project
A research-validated questionnaire used to assist rural hospitals in North Dakota identify strengths and challenges related to recruiting Family Medicine Physicians.
Community Health Needs Assessment
Hospitals work with their communities to identify the health needs of their citizens through the CHNA process. Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must conduct a CHNA once every three years, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
Flex (Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program)
Assist small rural hospitals to maintain access to health services for rural residents.
Healthcare Workforce Group
The Healthcare Workforce Group is responsible for reporting outcomes for SMHS academic departments and programs.
National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI)
NIEJI will work to address the lack of culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation in Indian Country.
Primary Care Office (PCO)
The North Dakota Primary Care Office (PCO) program is a subcontract with the North Dakota State Health Department for recruitment and retention assistance and shortage area designation activities.
The Project Echo model uses technology to connect multidisciplinary teams of experts with rural providers in an effort to equip those providers with specialized knowledge to deliver high-quality care locally.
Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)
Provides funding to small rural hospitals to help them pay for costs related to the implementation of PPS, comply with provisions of HIPAA, and reduce medical errors and support quality improvement.
State Office of Rural Health (SORH)
A federal-state partnership to help rural communities build their healthcare services through public and private partnerships and initiatives in rural health development.
TruServe is a web-based tracking system that allows organizations to conveniently monitor and report progress.