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Health Equity Resources

Mar 4, 2021
To support hospitals and health systems starting from different points on their journey to strengthen health equity, the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) is preparing four new guidance and resource toolkits to share evidence-based practices to inform organizational next steps. Look for additional IFDHE toolkits to be released throughout 2021.

IFDHE Equity of Care Resources

Jan 31, 2020
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Essential Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Aug 25, 2020
By focusing on improving health equity, hospitals can provide tremendous value to patients and the overall health care delivery system.

AHA Disparities Toolkit - Tools and Resources

Aug 20, 2020
View more helpful resources for collecting race, ethnicity and language data from patients.

Building Mental and Behavioral Health Resources supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

Aug 14, 2020
During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) developed several new resources to aid hospitals and health systems in reaching out to communities that lack adequate access to mental and behavioral health care.

Spotlight Feature: Diabetes education through a health equity lens

Aug 26, 2020
Erika Davis, manager of Community Health at Advocate Christ Medical Center’s Southland Region, discusses the programs’ goals for helping patients in surrounding communities.

Stories from the Front Lines

Data & Insights
Apr 1, 2020
 

Health Equity and Value

Jul 29, 2020
Ensuring that essential, high-quality health care services are available in all communities should not be impacted by socioeconomic conditions, background or merely by your ZIP code. We believe hospitals and health systems have a great opportunity to improve the health of individuals and partner with the communities they serve.

AHA Disparities Toolkit

Oct 18, 2021
The Health Research and Educational Trust Disparities Toolkit is a Web-based tool that provides hospitals, health systems, clinics, and health plans information and resources for systematically collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data from patients.