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Transitions between and within healthcare settings have been identified as a cause of harm to patients because of communications breakdowns and lack of continuity in care[1]. Care transitions programs establish seamless transitions between facilities and seek to help patients better manage transitions from one care setting to another.

The Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals scored best among critical access hospitals as determined by The Chartis Center for Rural Health for Quality. Polk Medical Center received the award from the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) during the association’s annual awards ceremony in Kansas City, Mo.

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This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Health Network Development Planning Program (“Network Planning”). The purpose of the Network Planning program is to assist in the development of an integrated health care network, specifically with network participants who do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts. Network Planning …

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