Speech Collaborative Models for Rural Communities

Collaborative Models for Rural Communities

Healthcare reform’s emphasis on improving outcomes and reducing costs has created a need for larger and more integrated systems. Therefore, in order to remain competitive and serve the needs of their patient populations, increasingly urban cancer programs are seeking to collaborate with rural programs to form regional collaboratives. This session explores strategies that may be utilized to align with and support rural cancer programs’ efforts to provide high-quality, cost effective care to their communities, while at the same time creating value for the urban organization.