Partnerships & Links 2015-03-09T13:22:52+00:00

 

The following are organizations that NRHP has a formal relationship with for the purpose of supporting rural hospital viability:

NRHP PARTNERS

HealthInsight
http://healthinsight.org/

http://healthinsight.org/healthinsight-qin-qio
HealthInsight serves as the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) for Nevada. In this role, and under CMS’ 11th Scope of Work, HealthInsight provides invaluable support to NRHP and its members on healthcare quality improvement activities.

HealtHIE Nevada
http://healthienevada.org/
Managed by HealthInsight, HealtHIE Nevada is a private, nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to connecting the Nevada health care community by managing an accurate real time health information exchange.

Livanta
http://www.livanta.com/
Livanta serves as the Beneficiary and Family Centered Care-Quality Improvement Organization (BFCC-QIO) for Nevada. Under CMS’ 11th Scope of Work, BFCC-QIOs are responsible for case review.

University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM)
http://medicine.nevada.edu/
The University of Nevada School of Medicine was established in 1969 by the Nevada State Legislature as a community-based medical school with a mission of educating primary care physicians for rural Nevada. Its mission is improving the health of Nevada’s diverse population through an innovative curriculum, competitive residency and fellowship programs and world-class biomedical research that complement a statewide network of urban and rural clinical facilities. UNSOM’s Office of Statewide Initiatives supports this mission through active community engagement and programs which increase access to care statewide. NRHP works closely with the Office of Statewide Initiatives through the following offices and programs:

Office of Rural Health (ORH)
http://medicine.nevada.edu/statewide/rural-health

The Nevada Office of Rural Health is dedicated to improving the health of rural Nevadans and serves as a focal point for a variety of programs. Key functions are to provide coordination and technical assistance for rural Nevadans seeking health resources, conduct community development activities, and advocate for rural health issues.

Nevada Flex Program
http://medicine.nevada.edu/statewide/rural-health/flex

The Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program (FLEX Program) was created by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997. Administered by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP), the FLEX Program provides grants to states to assist rural hospitals and communities. NRHP is a sub-recipient of the Nevada Flex Program funds.

Nevada SHIP
http://medicine.nevada.edu/statewide/rural-health/ship

The Nevada Office of Rural Health administers the Nevada Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) grant, which provides support to small rural hospitals with implementation of delivery system changes. The Nevada SHIP Program is managed through a subcontract with NRHP.

Nevada Telehealth Network
http://medicine.nevada.edu/statewide/rural-health/telehealth

NRHP works with the Office of Rural Health to support the Nevada Telehealth Network, which provides opportunities for telemedicine by utilizing a network of interactive video sites across the state.

Area Health Education Centers (AHEC)
http://medicine.nevada.edu/statewide/ahec

The AHEC program aims to enhance access to quality health care, particularly primary and preventative care, by improving the supply and distribution of health care professional through community and academic educational partnerships.

Project ECHO
http://medicine.nevada.edu/statewide/echo

Project ECHO is an innovative telehealth initiative which aims to develop the knowledge base of primary care providers through consultations with specialists. The goal of Project ECHO Nevada is to meet the needs of these providers by offering an alternative to costly travel and long wait times for patients who need specialty care.

 

NRHP also works closely with many of the organizations, associations, and governmental entities listed below:

NEVADA ORGANIZATIONS/ASSOCIATIONS

Access to Healthcare Network (AHN)
http://www.accesstohealthcare.org/

Nevada Hospital Association (NHA)
http://nvha.net/

Nevada Health Care Association (NVHCA)
http://www.nvhca.org/

Perry Foundation
http://www.nvhca.org/perryfoundation/

Nevada Association of Employers (NAE)
http://www.nae-online.org/

Nevada Dietetic Association
http://www.eatrightnevada.org/

Nevada Nurses Association
http://www.nvnurses.org/

Nevada Occupational Therapy Association
http://www.nevadaota.com/

Nevada Osteopathic Medical Association
http://nevadaosteopathic.org/

Nevada Physical Therapy Association
http://www.nvapta.org/

Nevada Primary Care Association
http://www.nvpca.org/

Nevada Speech-Language Hearing Association
http://nvsha.org/

Nevada State Medical Association
http://www.nsmadocs.org/

 

STATE GOVERNMENT

State of Nevada
http://nv.gov/

Nevada 211
http://www.nevada211.org/

Nevada Health Link/Silver State Health Insurance Exchange
https://www.nevadahealthlink.com/
http://exchange.nv.gov/

Nevada Department of Business & Industry (DBI)
http://business.nv.gov/

Nevada Division of Insurance (DOI)
http://doi.nv.gov/

Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR)
http://detr.state.nv.us/

Nevada Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)
http://dhhs.nv.gov/

Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH)
(formerly the Nevada State Health Division)
http://www.health.nv.gov/index.htm
http://dhhs.nv.gov/Divisions/PublicBehavioralHealth/

Bureau of Health Care Quality & Compliance (HCQC)
http://www.health.nv.gov/HCQC.htm

Office of Public Health Informatics & Epidemiology (OPHIE)
http://health.nv.gov/Epidemiology.htm

Preparedness Assurance Inspections & Statistics (PAIS)
(formerly the Bureau of Health Statistics, Planning, and Response)
http://www.health.nv.gov/HSPER.htm

Primary Care Office
http://www.health.nv.gov/BFHS_HealthPlanning.htm

Rural Mental Health Services

Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD)
http://adsd.nv.gov/

Long Term Care (LTC) Ombudsman
http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Seniors/LTCOmbudsman/LTCOmbudsProg/

Division of Health Care Financing and Policy (DHCFP)
http://dhcfp.nv.gov/Index.htm

Nevada Medicaid
http://www.medicaid.nv.gov/

Indian Health Program
https://dhcfp.nv.gov/indianhealth.htm

Center for Health Information and Analysis
http://www.chiaunlv.com/index.php

Nevada Compare Care
http://nevadacomparecare.net/

Nevada Department of Taxation
http://tax.nv.gov

Nevada State Boards:

Audiology and Speech Pathology
http://nvaud-sp.org/

Dispensing Opticians
http://nvbdo.nv.gov/

Homeopathic Medical Examiners
http://nvbhme.org/about.html

Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
http://marriage.nv.gov/

Medical Examiners
http://www.medboard.nv.gov/

Nursing
http://nevadanursingboard.org/

Occupational Therapy
http://www.nvot.org/

Optometry
http://optometry.nv.gov/

Oriental Medicine
http://orientalmedicine.nv.gov/

Osteopathic Medicine
http://license.k3systems.com/LicensingPublic/app?page=main&service=page

Pharmacy
http://bop.nv.gov/

Podiatry
http://podiatry.nv.gov/

Nevada State Legislature
http://www.leg.state.nv.us/

 

NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS/ASSOCIATIONS

American Hospital Association (AHA)
http://www.aha.org/

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
http://www.apic.org/

National Cooperative of Health Networks Association, Inc. (NCHN)
http://www.nchn.org/

National Rural Health Association (NRHA)
http://www.ruralhealthweb.org/

National Rural Health Resource Center (NRHRC)
https://www.ruralcenter.org/

Rural HIT Network Development (RHITND)
https://www.ruralcenter.org/rhitnd

Rural Hospital Performance Improvement (RHPI)
https://www.ruralcenter.org/rhpi

Technical Assistance & Services Center (TASC)
https://www.ruralcenter.org/tasc

National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network (3RNet)
https://www.3rnet.org/

 

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

US Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD)
http://www.rd.usda.gov/

HRSA Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP)
http://www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/

Rural Assistance Center (RAC)
http://www.raconline.org/

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
http://www.cms.gov/

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
http://www.cdc.gov/

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
http://www.ahrq.gov/

Indian Health Services (IHS)
http://www.ihs.gov/