Through research and education the Institute studies and scales the execution of innovation across Essentia Health in the context of a learning organization model.
Through rigorous research
, the Essentia Institute of Rural Health identifies needs and deficiencies in rural healthcare and investigates innovative solutions to resolve disparities.
As new information is gathered, that knowledge is adopted in practice
, helping to improve the patient experience of care, the health of our communities, and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare.
The learning organization model supports Essentia Health professionals to develop and prepare a future rural-ready primary care team workforce, training within the innovation in practice for evidence-based medicine and evidence-based care
. Extensive health sciences library resources and services are available to all Essentia Health personnel who have requests related to their work.