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To Measure or Not to Measure: Overcoming Benchmarking Anxiety

With the biennial DEI benchmark survey now available through March 15, read AHA’s Leon Caldwell’s blog addressing the hesitancy related to taking the survey, as well as strategies to manage said anxieties. For questions related to your participation in the survey, please contact AHA’s survey support team at

Stories from the Front Lines

Data & Insights

Collecting the Data: The Nuts and Bolts

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

Recognizing Black History Month and Continuing Our Journey to Equity and Justice

February is Black History Month, and this year’s theme – Black Health and Wellness – recognizes medical scholars and health care providers. The theme is especially timely as our nation and health care system continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations

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

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.

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In 2022, we were bold. In 2023, we’ll do even more.

Bold. It’s a small but powerful word to describe the efforts of the Institute of Diversity and Health Equity in 2022.

The Health Equity Roadmap Health Equity Transformation Model: Literature Overview

The AHA’s vision is a society of healthy communities where all individuals reach their highest potential for health.

Spotlight Feature: Diabetes education through a health equity lens

Erika Davis, manager of Community Health at Advocate Christ Medical Center’s Southland Region, discusses the programs’ goals for helping patients in surrounding communities.