The Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards recognize hospitals and health systems that have moved beyond plans and awareness of the #123forEquity pledge to action. This award celebrates organizations that demonstrate high achievement in advancing diversity, health equity, and equitable health care as evidenced through data, leadership, cultural awareness, and partnerships. These efforts have benefits including improved patient experiences, outcomes of care, reduced per capita cost and improved workforce preparedness in the following areas:
• Increasing the collection and use of race, ethnicity, language preference (REaL) and other socio-demographic data
• Increasing cultural competency training
• Increasing diversity in leadership and governance
• Improving and strengthening community partnerships
The 2021 application open September 28 through December 8, 2020
- All applicants must be a member of the American Hospital Association
- All applicants must have signed the #123forEquity Pledge
- Only online applications will be accepted.
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