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Jun 21, 2021
As the AHA reflects on Juneteenth, the June 19 federal holiday recognizing the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, it also considers how we must strive for equity in health care and beyond, writes Joy Lewis, AHA’s senior vice president for health equity strategies.
Jun 10, 2021
A toolkit with strategies for advancing diversity and inclusion in hospitals’ and health systems’ leadership and governance was released this week by the
Jun 8, 2021
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity released a toolkit with strategies for advancing diversity and inclusion in hospitals’ and health systems’ leadership and governance.
May 28, 2021
Six health care leaders share key insights during a recent AHA panel discussion on “Advocating for the Asian American Community during COVID-19.”
May 24, 2021
Priya Bathija, AHA’s vice president of strategic initiatives, discusses efforts to better serve the nation’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, who have endured particular hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 18, 2021
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May 17, 2021
As part of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, join AHA’s Joining Hands for Greater Impact series, May 26 at 12 p.m. ET, to explore how to address the unique challenges faced by Asian American and Pacific Islander communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 10, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services will interpret and enforce the Affordable Care Act’s prohibitions on discrimination based on sex to include sexual orientation and gender identity, consistent with the Supreme Court’s 2020 decision in Bostock and Title IX, the agency announced. S
Mar 9, 2021
To advance its efforts and achieve stated broader goals of ending structural racism in biomedical research, NIH has issued a Request for Information focused on best practices to identify opportunities, make recommendations, and develop and implement strategies to eliminate or lessen health disparities and inequities.
Mar 4, 2021
To mitigate higher than usual newborn readmission rates, Saint Anthony Hospital, based in Chicago, began sending at-risk mothers