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Honoring Dedication and Innovation: The 2020 Equity of Care Award Winners

Aug 26, 2020
Three hospitals and health systems are recognized for earning 2020 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards.

Diversity Spotlight

Jul 10, 2017
The Diversity Spotlight celebrates the accomplishments of our members, health care leaders and other diversity champions.  

Advancing Health for LGBTQ Communities

Jun 10, 2020
Dr. Carl G. Streed Jr., M.D. discusses his personal mission to advance health care for LGBTQ communities.

Spotlight Feature: Listening to Your Community’s Health Care Needs to Ensure a Brighter Future

Sep 22, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature interview, Haley Urish, RN and patient care coordinator at Passavant along with Sarah Karraker, LCSW and Passavant’s manager of quality safety & operations improvement, discuss program goals for helping the youngest patients in the hospital’s surrounding community.

Summer Enrichment Program Spotlight

Apr 21, 2020
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Spotlight Feature: Focusing on Basic Patient Needs to Fight Diabetes

Dec 16, 2020
Knowing that diabetes was surging throughout the community it serves, Humboldt Park Health (formerly Norwegian American Hospital) on Chicago’s West Side came up with a new approach to address the disparities it was seeing.

AHA Disparities - How to Ask the Questions

Aug 20, 2020
We recommend that health care organizations/health plans provide a rationale for why they are asking patients/enrollees for information about their demographic and communications background.

Collecting the Data: The Nuts and Bolts

Aug 20, 2020
Recent implementation of the PPACA now mandates certain standards for data collections in all national population health surveys.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations

Aug 20, 2020
Effective communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing is particularly critical in health care where miscommunication may lead to misdiagnosis and improper or delayed treatment.

Spotlight Feature: Innovative Steps for Identifying Disparities in Fighting Breast Cancer

Oct 14, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature, Deepa Sheth, M.D. and Assistant Professor of Radiology, Breast Imaging Oncologist with University of Chicago Medicine talks about UChicago’s SCreening OutReach and Engagement (SCORE) breast cancer prevention initiative.