Each year the RoundTable publishes an Annual Report, for distribution at conferences and for inclusion in information packets that we send to legislators and other decision-makers. Read the Report Summary.
Hospital Performance Measurement in Rural New England:
Recommendations for Improvement.
Report published in March 2010 by the Vermont Program for Quality in Health Care, Inc. Read the full report.
New Policy Report of Interest: March, 2009
"Rural Health Care:Innovations in Policy and Practice" is a new issue brief released March, 2009 by Grantmakers in Health.
"Discussions of rural health care often concentrate almost exclusively on the challenges in rural areas: high rates of uninsurance; obesity; smoking and alcohol use; and a shortage of medical staff and facilities... Although rural America has not been immune to the effects of major economic and social trends, rural areas' responses to these challenges demonstrate that they are often ideal incubators for innovative policies and practices."
Read the report at: www.gih.org/usr_doc/Rural_Health_Care_March_2009.pdf.
Rural Data for Action A Comparative Analysis of Health Data for the New England Region A Report by the New England Rural Health RoundTable