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The National Rural Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities.

As the nation’s leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural health, The Center focuses on five core areas:
-Transition to Value and Population Health
-Collaboration and Partnership
-Performance Improvement
-Health Information Technology
-Workforce

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The National Rural Health Resource Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to sustaining and improving health care in rural communities.

As the nation’s leading technical assistance and knowledge center in rural health, The Center focuses on five core areas:
-Transition to Value and Population Health
-Collaboration and Partnership
-Performance Improvement
-Health Information Technology
-Workforce

    The Way Forward

    The Way Forward

    This is the fourth and final podcast in our Stepping Up: Health Equity in Rural Hospitals Podcast Series.
    Featuring Dr. Heidi Helgeson MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Rio Grande Hospital and Andrew Thomas, Baylor University '23, health equity intern at Rio Grande Hospital
    Guests will share stories of success and struggle with health equity programs and initiatives in rural communities. Specific steps will be shared on moving forward with the culture, champions, and data a facility has built. By listening to this episode, the audience will hear specific challenges and solutions to implementing health equity programs and initiatives in rural communities. View details on the website.

    • 28 min
    All Starts with Data

    All Starts with Data

    This is the third podcast in our Stepping Up: Health Equity in Rural Hospitals Podcast Series.
    Featuring Sarah Brinkman, Program Manager, Stratis Health and Shena Popat, Senior Research Scientist, Walsh Center for Rural Health Analysis at NORC at the University of Chicago 
    Data are a cornerstone for efforts to identify and address disparities and advance health equity. Guests provide insight into how a facility can adequately assess the needs of their rural community and translate that data into health equity programs and initiatives. By listening to this episode, the audience will be able to utilize tools and resources to conduct community needs assessments with health equity champions. View details on the website.

    • 32 min
    Community Equity Champions

    Community Equity Champions

    This is the second podcast in our Stepping Up: Health Equity in Rural Hospitals Podcast Series.
    Featuring Selena McCord MPH, Community Program Manager, National Rural Health Resource Center and Jennifer Barbour, Director of Relations, Sparta Community Hospital
    Understand the importance and role of health equity champions within the community. Guests will guide listeners through the process of identifying, recruiting, and training rural health equity champions within their organizations and the community. View details on the website page.

    • 48 min
    Walking the Equity Walk

    Walking the Equity Walk

    This is the first podcast in our Stepping Up: Health Equity in Rural Hospitals Podcast Series.
    Featuring Benjamin D. Anderson, MBA, MHCDS, Vice President, Rural Health and Hospitals, Colorado Hospital Association and Dr. Jennifer Bacani-McKenney, Kansas Health Foundation Board and family practice physician at Fredonia Regional Hospital and President of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians
    Guests will share the importance of internal diversity, equity, and inclusion adoption. Practical steps are discussed on how leadership can and should establish a diverse and inclusive culture. View details on the website. 

    • 32 min
    Collaborating with Your Community to Address Social Determinants of Health

    Collaborating with Your Community to Address Social Determinants of Health

    Featuring Alicia Bauman, Community Health Director, Lakewood Health System, Staples, MN and Mat Spaan, MPA, Manager, Care Delivery & Payment Reform, Minnesota Department of Human Services
    Learn how a small MN CAH formed non-traditional community partners in order to address food insecurity to improve population health. Also, learn about the Integrated Health Partnership (IHP) and how it allows health care professionals the freedom to drive local innovation and improve the health of their community.
    View the full series on the collection webpage. Access resources on The Center's website.

    • 40 min
    The Mid-level Leader’s Role in Population Health

    The Mid-level Leader’s Role in Population Health

    Featuring Jen Peterson, Supervisor of Social Work and Care Coordination, Welia Health, Mora, MN and Deb Laine, M.Ed, Senior Program Specialist, National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center)
    Learn the importance of community care coordination in improving population health. Hear about one CAH’s journey into community care coordination – the process, how it has evolved, and the outcomes. 
    View the full series on the collection webpage. Access resources on The Center's website.
     

    • 33 min

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