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Aug 16, 2018 by Jay Bhatt, D.O., and Laura Castellanos
To achieve health equity, all of us—hospitals and health systems, allied hospital associations, and local, state and national stakeholders—will need to partner and prioritize the work that improves the health of our communities. 
Aug 9, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Also in this weekly roundup of health care news: The University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine offers a template for making your health care organization more inclusive; Henry Ford announces direct-to-employer care contract with GM; and new information about the Amazon/Chase/Berkshire Hathaway startup.
Aug 6, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Join me in congratulating Navicent Health, recipient of the 2018 Equity of Care Award at the AHA Leadership Summit in late July.
Jul 17, 2018 by Genevieve Diesing
Representatives of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s founding members discussed the history of their organizations' early commitments to diversity, present-day work related to inclusion and the future for health equity.
Jul 9, 2018 by Nancy Agee
What does it take to be an effective leader of a hospital or health system?
Jun 29, 2018 by Rick Pollack
We all want to feel included – that we are part of a community that supports and nurtures us.
Jun 18, 2018 by Nancy Agee
Please join me and other AHA leaders at the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity National Leadership and Education Conference, June 28-29 in Chicago. This year’s theme is “Strengthening Our Roots: Expanding Our Focus in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity.”
Jun 6, 2018
Building community partnerships and fostering untraditional partnerships around addressing the social determinants of health is key, said panelists.
May 22, 2018
When addressing health care disparities it is imperative to begin by creating a climate of change and embedding it within your organization’s culture, panelists said at the AHA Annual Meeting.
Apr 26, 2018 by Cynthia Washington
Hospitals and health systems are invited to apply through May 7 for the AHA’s Equity of Care Award.