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2021 PCA/HCCN Virtual

HMA2 - Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as the NorthStar to Achieving Health Equity (NACHC Pillar #1)


Nov 15, 2021 3:30pm ‐ Nov 15, 2021 4:45pm


Description

Organizations struggle to develop an operational approach to implementing Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) strategies that address the needs of all of its stakeholders, while advancing health equity. Discerning the differences between JEDI and health equity, as two separate, but related priorities impacting the health and wellness of communities is a critical first step to overcoming this challenge.
In this session we will define the terms, identify principles for an equitable healthcare system, and highlight a model for designing sustainable actions guided by a JEDI lens.

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize the importance of JEDI and understanding its impact on health equity.
  • Identify principles for engaging external stakeholders to affect systemic changes in the healthcare system.
  • Design a sustainable JEDI driven operation for the long term that encompasses the board, staff, and patients.

Speaker(s):

  • Stephanie Harrison, Chief Executive Officer, Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association
  • Tamara A. Smith, President and CEO, District of Columbia Primary Care Association
  • Shelly Ten Napel, MSW, MPP, Chief Executive Officer, Community Healthcare Association of the Dakotas
  • Ryan Smith, Specialist, PCA and Network Relations, NACHC

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