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Socially Determined: Using the CHNA Process to Address Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities

July 15, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


This program is supported by the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U2WRH33290 Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility (Flex) Program as part of the Mississippi Office of Rural Health and Primary Care (MORHPC), $488,194 and 0% finance with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements to be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

This second session will be held online and will focus more on the nuts and bolts of the community health needs assessment (CHNA) process – from engaging patients for feedback to finding community partners. We will cover primary and secondary data sources and qualitative and quantitative research options. We will also outline where to find available social determinants of health data to use in the planning process.



Shawn Rossi, DHA, FACHE, serves as vice president of communication and member engagement at the Mississippi Hospital Association. She holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in English from the University of Southern Mississippi and a doctor of health administration degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.