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Why Collect Data Using a Uniform Framework

Aug 20, 2020
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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.

Building Mental and Behavioral Health Resources supporting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)

Aug 14, 2020
During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) developed several new resources to aid hospitals and health systems in reaching out to communities that lack adequate access to mental and behavioral health care.

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.

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.

Health Equity and Value

Jul 29, 2020
Ensuring that essential, high-quality health care services are available in all communities should not be impacted by socioeconomic conditions, background or merely by your ZIP code. We believe hospitals and health systems have a great opportunity to improve the health of individuals and partner with the communities they serve.

Meet the Grantees

Jul 15, 2020
A list of organizations receiving grants and resources on REaL data, SOGI data, Social Determinants of Health, cultural competency, and partnerships.

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 dollars. 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.