Health Equity Case Studies

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Mar 25, 2021
Throughout its long history, Cone Health’s mission has been to meet its community’s evolving health care needs, including on the equity, diversity and inclusion front. Today, all its physicians with privileges are required to complete continuing medical education (CME) pertaining to the social and racial influences of health care.
Mar 3, 2021
In 2015, Kearny launched the Pioneer Baby program in partnership with KU School of Medicine-Wichita to improve pregnancy and birth outcomes by reducing pregnancy complications, premature births, low- or extremely high-birth weight, and cesarean sections while increasing breastfeeding rates.
Feb 24, 2021
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Dec 16, 2020
By expanding communication with patients and families throughout the continuum of care, Children’s Wisconsin sees a higher engagement of family caregivers in their children’s health, leading to fewer visits to the ED and a decrease in avoidable readmissions.
Nov 21, 2020
The American Hospital Association and UnidosUS work together to highlight the impact of clinical and community partnerships to ensure equitable care for all. The Collaborative for Community Wellness is a Chicago-based collaborative including 22 community-based organizations working together to the ensure the community’s health care needs are met. The Collaborative published a report in 2018 that shared key findings around lack of access to mental health in among predominantly high economic hardship community areas on Chicago’s Southwest side.
Oct 22, 2020
Spectrum Health’s Maternal Infant Health Program offers personalized services to help mothers and families have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Oct 20, 2020
In rural north central Wisconsin, local and state organizations are working together to communicate important health information with the Hmong and Latino communities. Key approaches include building on existing partnerships and relationships, identifying community liaisons to help build trust and share accurate information, and using technology effectively.