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AHA Disparities Toolkit - Staff Training

Aug 20, 2020
The training should provide information about why it is important to collect these data, how to collect data, and how to answer questions or address concerns from patients.

Addressing Health Care Disparities through Race, Ethnicity and Language (REaL) Data

Jun 25, 2020
Addressing Health Care Disparities through Race, Ethnicity and Language (REaL) Data

How to Use the AHA Disparities Toolkit

Jul 17, 2020
This section provides information about the Toolkit's design and contents.

Diversity & Inclusion

Jul 29, 2020
Diversity, inclusion and cultural competence training are imperative for health care organizations, as the U.S. demographic landscape continues to change. The need to understand these changes and develop sustainable business strategies for success requires leadership to manage the intersection between diversity and health care business strategy. For health care organizations, accomplishing this goal will positively impact patient experience, employee engagement, leadership development, service excellence, as well as safety and quality. Diversity & inclusion, along with community engagement, serve as support pillars for our critical focus on overall health equity. A health care organization with a robust diversity strategy can improve the overall health of their local community by helping to eliminate health disparities and reduce the cost of care.

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.

Taking Big Steps for Improving Maternal and Child Health

Jul 29, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature interview, Jean Ricci Goodman, M.D., and Aparna Sharma, M.D., discuss the program’s development and how it’s designed to improve maternal and child health in Loyola’s surrounding communities.

Honor, Pride and Opportunities for Greater Health: Turning the Tide in Native American Communities

Nov 9, 2020
Native American Heritage Month reminds us about the devastating and disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on American Indian and Alaskan Native communities. It also presents an opportunity to re-focus efforts to help these communities overcome social and economic obstacles to improve overall health.

AHA Disparities Toolkit - Informing and Engaging the Community

Aug 20, 2020
Collaboration can help you better align resources with needs, reduce competition, increase effectiveness, and make your results more sustainable.

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.

Who Should Use the AHA Disparities Toolkit

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