Hospital-Based Rural Health Care Program

The Foundation's Hospital-Based Rural Health Care Program was designed to strengthen the ability of rural hospitals to provide high quality care and to promote the financial viability of these institutions.This is a two-year grant under Phase II of the Program. In Phase II, the grantee will: (1) implement in all 10 consortium hospitals a quality assurance/physician peer review necessary to meet licensing requirements; (2) develop and implement at least 5 consortium hospitals a shared financial management program including standardized billing procedures and CFO services; and (3) provide technical assistance in the administration of the teleradiology network developed during Phase I and continue to leverage the consortia's purchasing power through discounted contracts for services. Individual assistance will be provided for five hospitals on issues of service reconfiguration and conversion.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $189,567.00

Awarded on: 2/8/1990

Time frame: 3/1/1990 - 4/30/1992

Grant Number: 16471


Nevada Health Facilities Education and Research Foundation

4600 Kietzke Lane, #A-108B
Reno, 89502-5033

Robin Keith
Project Director