The Health Research and Educational Trust Disparities Toolkit is a Web-based tool that provides hospitals, health systems, clinics, and health plans information and resources for systematically collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data from patients.
This toolkit focuses on training and education strategies and approaches to encourage cultural humility and overcome implicit bias.
Shifting to local sourcing of supplies must also include a general shift away from finding the products that are least expensive. Establishing goals and benchmarks for sourcing locally will aid in creating lasting partnerships while holding managers accountable for these goals.
To support hospitals and health systems starting from different points on their journey to strengthen health equity, the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) is preparing four new guidance and resource toolkits to share evidence-based practices to inform organizational next steps…
David Baker, MD, MPH, FACP Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL Anne Beal, MD, MPH Assistant Vice President The Commonwealth Fund New York, NY Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH Director for Multicultural Education, Multicultural Affairs Office…
Roxanne Andrews, PhD AHRQ Rockville MD Dennis Andrulis, PhD Associate Dean, Director Center for Health Equality Drexel University School of Public Health Philadelphia PA Anne Beal, MD, MPH Assistant Vice President The Commonwealth Fund New York NY
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