Capital Link and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) conducted a new Learning Collaborative for health centers serving rural communities to explore community needs, growth planning, and financing options. Through a series of four 60-minute interactive webinars from February-April 2021, this Learning Collaborative addressed challenges and opportunities FQHCs face in communities experiencing hospital distress and closure; examined the impact of telehealth on care delivery; and addressed financial capacity, sustainability, facility planning, and financing options for FQHCs seeking to expand their impact in rural America.
Session 1 (Feb. 17, 2021): Lay of the Land: Health Center Challenges and Opportunities in Rural America
Session 2 (March 10, 2021): FQHC Roles and Opportunities in Connection with Rural Hospital Closure
Session 3 (April 7, 2021): Enhancing Access through Telehealth
Session 4 (April 21, 2021): Needs Assessment, Growth Planning & Capital Resources for Health Centers Serving Rural Communities
Access the recording and slides from our December webinar:
Rural America: The Current State of Health Care Access - Dec. 9, 2020
Increase your understanding of the current reality of health care in rural America and consider provocative and innovative ideas on how health centers are an invaluable solution. The one-hour webinar will highlight challenges, successful partnership approaches and an operational impact analysis. Health centers serve as critical components to the healthcare delivery and economic infrastructure of rural America.