October 20, 2022
Understanding and Improving Health Equity in Rural Health Care Settings: Challenges and Solutions to Address Rural Health Disparities
This virtual learning collaborative (LC) will focus on challenges and solutions specific to rural health providers to support improvement in health equity and reduction in health disparities. The interactive collaborative will include four (4) virtual, 60-minute learning sessions and additional brief readings and/or reflections between sessions to support understanding of disparities and strategies to address them.
By participating in this LC, participants will be able to:
- Define health disparities and health equity and describe them within the context of their rural community
- Assess if and how health equity and disparities are being addressed in their organization
- Identify opportunities and strategies to intentionally use data, resources, and tools to improve health equity and embed equity in organizational culture and operations
- Discuss new regulations and requirements for health care organizations to address health equity
This series is intended for executive team members, human resources, quality and safety, clinicians, and others invested in health equity.
This series will be held on the first Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:00 PM Central Time beginning Thursday, December 8, 2022 – March 2, 2023.
This LC is open for RHPTP eligible small rural hospitals and certified rural health clinics.