Charge: To identify, evaluate and recommend strategies for KHA and its family of organizations related to the future of rural health delivery and structure; to identify new models of rural health delivery and consider the potential for success of the model(s) in Kansas; and develop education and other resources related to the future of rural health delivery for KHA members and the public.
2014 TAG MembersPrinciples for a Sustainable Rural Health Delivery SystemChallenges Facing Kansas Rural Hospitals PowerPoint
The TAG is examining existing
models of care, determining if they meet the Principles for a Sustainable Rural
Health Delivery System, highlighting positive features and identifying barriers
to implementation in Kansas. Below is an overview sheet on each model they have
examined to date.
Montana Frontier Health
Rural ACOPACEPrairie Health VenturesSystem Alignment in IA/NEUrgency Rooms
The TAG has developed a set of scenarios of the future to provide hospitals with a discussion tool about the future of health delivery in Kansas. Hospitals are encouraged to use these as a planning tool with their boards.
InstructionsDiminished Local SupportCAH Mileage Phase InPhysician Led ACOSystem Alignment
Click here to view the presentation on affiliations given by Douglas Johnson, Stroudwater Associates, at the 2014 Critical Issues Summit.