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 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 LC is for Rural Healthcare Provider Transition Project eligible small rural hospitals and certified rural health clinics. Leaders in the following roles will benefit from this LC series: executive teams, human resources, quality and safety, clinicians, and others invested in health equity. The first 20 organizations to submit a registration form will be selected to participate in the 2022 - 2023 RHPTP Eligible LC.
This series will be held on the first Thursday of each month from 2:00 - 3:00 PM Central Time, beginning December 8, 2022 and running through March 2, 2023.