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.
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.