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Spotlight Feature: Identifying and Eliminating Racial Disparities in Maternal and Child Health

Jan 22, 2021
In this month’s Spotlight Feature interview, Kari Beth Watts, D.O. at UnityPoint Health, elaborates about the program’s roots and goals to improve overall maternal and child health.

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

Apr 27, 2021
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Advancing Education and Building Trust to Address COVID-19 in Communities of Color

Apr 15, 2021
April is National Minority Health Month. With COVID-19 having a disproportionate impact in communities of color, emphasis on improving access to vaccines as they become more widely available and eliminating health care inequities is critical.

Disparities Toolkit Consortium Members

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

The Case for Health Equity

Nov 24, 2020
Health care isn't something else we do, it is at the heart of everything we do. Health care organizations have many compelling reasons for making health equity a top priority. They include opportunities for providing tremendous value to patients, hospitals and the health care delivery system.

AHA Disparities Toolkit - Frequently Asked Questions

Aug 20, 2020
Read the HRET Disparities Toolkit FAQ.

Disparities Toolkit National Advisory Panel

Nov 16, 2020
Roxanne Andrews, PhD AHRQ Rockville MD

Health Equity Grant Program

Jul 14, 2020
Safe, equitable and high quality health care for all is the common goal of an innovative partnership between the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). To spread this initiative to support underserved communities throughout Illinois, a new partnership grant program was launched in 2020 to help hospitals and health systems expand services related to maternal and child health, pediatric asthma, adult diabetes, breast cancer and geographic disparities, including access to care in rural communities.

Transforming the Approach to Health Equity

Mar 9, 2021
For March 2021, some communities are launching the Transgender Month of Action for Healthcare Equality. The month, specifically focused on the health care needs of transgender and gender non-conforming people, aims to address barriers and areas for growth and highlight victories.

Spotlight: OSF Medical Center Building Better Connections to Improve Health Equity for Breast Cancer Prevention

Mar 24, 2021
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