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Health Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Measures for Hospitals and Health System Dashboards

Jul 30, 2020
Inequities in health care are widely noted, yielding poorer quality of care and reduced patient safety, and increased costs. The economic burden of racial health inequalities in the United States is estimated to be $230 billion dollars1. Identifying disparities in health care and effectively intervening to mitigate the effect of these gaps is key to attainting a society of healthy communities, where all individuals reach their highest potential for health. Hospital and health systems may utilize a dashboard to provide health care leaders with the necessary information on their journey to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion. A basic level health equity, diversity and inclusion dashboard may include measures to model the American Hospital Association 123forEquity Pledge to include the following: race, ethnicity and language preference data collection, stratification and use, cultural competency training, diversity and inclusion in governance and leadership, and community partnerships.

Who Should Use the AHA Disparities Toolkit

Aug 20, 2020
This page provides targeted information on the toolkit for a specific audience or stakeholder.

Harnessing REaL Data to Conquer COVID-19

Jul 14, 2020
The American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has developed new REaL data resources and tools to help health care providers address health care disparities in the fight against COVID-19 and beyond.

Leadership and Education Conference

Annual Conference
Oct 2, 2019
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Spotlight Feature: Catching Breast Cancer Early through Expanded Community Outreach

Nov 2, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature interview, Pamela S. Ganschow, M.D., describes the approach and strategy behind the Cook County Health, Stroger Hospital (bCRISP) initiative and how it’s designed to make a difference.

Disparities Toolkit Consortium Members

Nov 16, 2020
David Baker, MD, MPH, FACP Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine

Meet the Grantees

Jul 15, 2020
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Disparities Toolkit National Advisory Panel

Nov 16, 2020
Roxanne Andrews, PhD AHRQ Rockville MD

Spotlight Feature: Education, Community Partnerships Bolster Efforts to Prevent Diabetes

Apr 27, 2021
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A Path to Equity for Rural Health

Aug 10, 2020
Right before the COVID-19 outbreak occurred, AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) convened more than 65 leaders, trustees and clinicians from rural hospitals across the country at AHA’s annual Rural Conference. We inquired about strategies for health equity in rural communities, as well as these communities’ most common areas of disparity or need.