<p>All 45 state-level reports examining Critical Access Hospitals' performance and reporting rates on Hospital Compare measures, originally distributed to Flex Coordinators and State Offices of Rural Health in June 2014, are now available for download on www.flexmonitoring.org. These reports utilize Hospital Compare data from April 2012 through March 2013.<br /><a href="
<p>The Flex Monitoring Team has released findings from a study examining the feasibility of conducting collaborative Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) in Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). The primary purpose of this brief is to inform the efforts of state Flex Programs to support CAHs in conducting collaborative Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs). The results of these assessments can be used by hospitals as well as state Flex Programs to inform their ongoing strategic initiatives.</p>