CHA has submitted comments on the proposed conditions of participation (CoPs) for the new rural emergency hospital (REH) provider type and updated CoPs for critical access hospitals (CAHs) issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Madera Community Hospital stepped in to build a medical clinic in the Central Valley town of Mendota, bringing health care to a small rural community that previously had none.
To ease the burden of expensive housing on its workers and ensure access to care for its patients, Mad River Community Hospital owns three homes and leases a handful of apartments for its staff.
The loss of affordable housing in Arcata has made it difficult for Mad River Community Hospital to recruit and retain employees. In this video, see how investing in real estate eases the burden on its workers and ensures access to care for its patients.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded nearly $60 million to programs addressing workforce shortages and access to quality health care in rural communities. California received five awards totaling $2,649,716 for the Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program and Small Health Care Provider Quality Improvement Program.
When workers at Mayers Memorial Healthcare District in the Shasta County town of Fall River Mills became overwhelmed by the pandemic, the hospital launched an innovative program and hired a wellness coordinator to assess and tend to the needs of other staff. Learn more about the role of the wellness coordinator, whose goal is to […]
One hospital’s solution to a workforce overwhelmed by two years of pandemic: a wellness coordinator who reminds staff they are valued and cared for.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule on conditions of participation (CoPs) for rural emergency hospitals (REHs), a provider type created by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. Under this provider type, critical access hospitals (CAHs) and certain rural hospitals could convert to an REH.
This one-day event for rural hospital leaders will focus on our seismic strategy, changes to MediCal and other financial directives, as well as other key legislative issues. Plenty of time is planned for sharing, reacquainting, and roundtable discussions of issues specific to small and rural hospitals.