Health Equity Case Studies

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Jul 31, 2020
Loretto Hospital, serving Chicago’s Austin community on the city’s West Side, faces growing financial and staffing pressures while delivering care to a majority Black population in a designated COVID-19 hotspot.
Jul 24, 2020
For residents living in Chicago’s 60623 ZIP code, known as South Lawndale, Saint Anthony Hospital (SAH) Community Wellness Programs have provided a wide variety of free social and health-related se
Jun 10, 2020
Loyola Medicine has maintained a strong partnership with its neighboring communities in Chicago’s near western suburbs.
Jul 10, 2019
Penn Medicine’s Center for Community Health Workers (PCCHW) has served as a national center of excellence for community health worker (CHW) research, patient care and dissemination. The Center designed IMPaCT, a standardized, scalable, evidence-based CHW model of care, to help health care organizations reach beyond their own walls to help low-income patients address the root causes of their poor health.
Nov 13, 2018
In 2001, a Samaritan Health Services (SHS) physician, Dr. Richard Wopat, recognized the need to improve birth outcomes of high-risk pregnant women in the region. In collaboration with various community and state partners, he started a pilot program in 2002 at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center to ensure that the most vulnerable pregnant women had access to care and to screenings for special issues including medical, obstetrical, and psychosocial concerns. Today, the Samaritan Maternity Connection (MC) program is now implemented at all five of the SHS hospitals and the three county health departments.
Nov 5, 2018
Detroit’s infant mortality rate has been among the highest in the nation for years.
Jan 2, 2014
What is it?For the last 16 years, North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) has hosted the annual Live Well Health Fair.
Jan 2, 2012
What is it?Since 1996, this volunteer-based program has provided the Northwest Arkansas community with services for seniors, including transportation, shopping, chore assistance, minor hom
Jan 11, 2009
These programs take health education, information and related services directly to community members in need, focus on preventable health care and empower thousands of residents to become proactive