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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.

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.

Why Collect Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language

Aug 20, 2020
A clear need exists to document and improve the quality of care provided to vulnerable populations. Data to track these disparities and develop effective programs to reduce and eliminate them is beneficial.

IFDHE Equity of Care Participating Organizations

Jan 31, 2020
About Us As hospitals and health systems tackle these challenges locally, leaders from national health care organizations have come together to create a national call to action to elimina

Institute for Diversity and Health Equity Webinars

Apr 12, 2018
Diversity Dialogue Webinars are one of the most popular programs in which a different nationally-renowned speaker discusses a topic of pressing concern in health care. While enjoying the audio presentation, attendees log in via a computer and view the accompanying slideshow presentation.