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Dec 11, 2019 by Priya Bathija and Duane Reynolds
Hospitals and health systems are improving health outcomes by tackling disparities in their communities, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Nov 26, 2019 by Priya Bathija
Hospitals and health systems can use data and metrics to guide their strategies on social needs and social determinants, writes Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative.
Nov 12, 2019 by Priya Bathija and Duane Reynolds
Many hospitals and health systems are reducing costs and improving health outcomes by addressing disparities head on, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Nov 12, 2019 by Julius A. Karash
Three hospitals teamed up with other community groups to implement local interventions that help promote women’s health and reduce infant mortality gaps.
Oct 24, 2019 by Andres Gonzalez
In this AHA Stat Blog, Froedtert Health Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Andres Gonzalez, a board member at the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, shares the Milwaukee-based organization’s strategies for enhancing health equity, diversity and inclusion.
Oct 17, 2019 by Robyn Begley
In this AHA Stat blog, Robyn Begley, AHA senior vice president and CEO of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, discusses how hiring and empowering nurses who reflect the communities they serve can improve quality and the patient experience.
Aug 12, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
Often quietly and out of the public eye, the vital work of advancing health in America happens on many fronts.
Aug 1, 2019 by Katie Lee
Named the 2019 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award winner, Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md., continues to make its hospital an open and diverse environment for staff, patients and the community.
Jul 30, 2019 by Genevieve Diesing
Hospital and health system leaders can measure their inclusion efforts against the Healthcare Equality Index, a national benchmarking tool.
Jun 11, 2019 by Duane Reynolds
In this AHA Stat blog, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity President and CEO Duane Reynolds highlights various resources, programs and efforts to help build and promote a diverse pipeline of health care leaders.