This video by the National Rural Health Resource Center defines and describes health equity and how it can be addressed within rural communities. Boards and senior leaders will gain a better understanding of the unique strengths and challenges rural communities experience in addressing health equity, the social influencers of health, and discover ways hospitals can advance health equity, including what tools, resources, and systems might be employed and engaged.
This video will give you a better understanding of:
- The unique strengths and challenges rural communities experience in health, health care, public health, and in addressing health equity
- The social influencers of health, including structural urbanism and its impact on rural communities
- What hospitals and rural health/access centers can do to address health equity, including what tools, resources, and systems might be employed and engaged
View the 19 minute video below:
For more information and a list of discussion and reflection questions about the video, visit the resource’s webpage on the National Rural Health Resource Center website.