Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) Software

Streamline your Rural Emergency Hospital with Azalea’s Turnkey REH Solution

Simplify REH operations with our modern cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) system. Azalea’s EHR Solution is focused on the unique needs of rural communities to improve patient care, optimize workflows and gain efficiencies through performance management.

Streamlined Workflows

Say goodbye to paperwork chaos. Our 100% cloud-based EHR simplifies documentation, allowing your team to focus on what matters most: patient care.

Customized for Rural Needs

Rural healthcare faces unique challenges that require unique tools. That's why our EHR is tailored to your specific requirements, ensuring seamless integration into your existing workflows.


Health Information Exchange connected for instant access to millions of patient records. Learn more about our HIE, AzaleaConnect, and start saving 10-15 minutes of charting per patient.

Focused on what’s important

We make technology invisible so providers can be more present.

Affordable Pricing

We understand the financial constraints facing rural hospitals. Our EHR solution is competitively priced to ensure accessibility without compromising on quality.

Real-Time Access

Whether you're in the ER or on the go, securely access patient data anytime, anywhere. Stay connected and make informed decisions swiftly.

What is a Rural Emergency Hospital?

A Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) is the backbone of their communities wellbeing. From a technical perspective, an REH is a healthcare facility established to provide 24/7 emergency care and outpatient services in rural areas, without offering inpatient services, supported by enhanced Medicare reimbursements to ensure financial viability.

Find Financial Stability

As an REH, you qualify for exclusive benefits, including a 5% premium to standard Medicare payments and a monthly facility fee averaging $272,866 (CY23). With our EHR, maximize your revenue potential effortlessly. Not only will you achieve this return, Azalea provides value in all areas of business. With an reported ROI of 168%, rural hospitals who switch to Azalea see their investment paid off in 4.6 months.

EHR Features Every REH Needs

A Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) needs an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system that provides comprehensive patient records, interoperability with other healthcare providers, an emergency department module, integration for outpatient services, telehealth capabilities, regulatory compliance features, a user-friendly interface, billing and coding systems, and tools for analytics and reporting. These features enable the REH to deliver high-quality care, maintain efficient operations, and meet regulatory requirements. Learn more about how Azalea offers all of these features in a one-on-one consultation.

Take Control Using Integrated Analytics

Now more than ever, REHs need a powerful analytics platform to use limited resources efficiently and where they will make the biggest impact.

Our Integrated Analytics platform offers: 

  • Simplified regulatory reporting, helping to avoid penalties
  • Daily interactive performance dashboards 
  • Automated reporting delivered through email
  • Ad Hoc Reporting tools focused on small rural health improvement grants

What’s included in Azalea’s Rural Emergency Hospital Software?

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Frequently Asked Questions

When a hospital closes the entire community suffers. Businesses relocate or close as populations dwindle. Becoming an REH is an opportunity for struggling rural hospitals to achieve financial stability and remain a pillar in their community’s health and future. REH status allows for enhanced Medicare reimbursements while focusing on 24/7 emergency and outpatient services, meeting the healthcare needs of your rural community without the financial and operational burden of maintaining inpatient services.

Key features of REHs include; 24/7 emergency services, outpatient services, no inpatient beds, sustainable funding, and flexibility in services.

A rural emergency hospital (REH) is a designation created by the federal government in 2021 to address the unique challenges faced by rural healthcare facilities. The concept was developed to ensure that rural communities have access to emergency and outpatient services while providing a sustainable model for facilities struggling to maintain inpatient services due to financial constraints and lower patient volume.

Becoming an REH can be a complex process. To become a Rural Emergency Hospital (REH), a rural hospital must apply to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), meet specific eligibility criteria, and agree to provide 24/7 emergency services and certain outpatient services while discontinuing inpatient care.

Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) provide both inpatient and outpatient services with cost-based Medicare reimbursement, while Rural Emergency Hospitals (REHs) focus solely on emergency and outpatient care with enhanced Medicare payments, and do not offer inpatient services.

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