Disparities/Equity of Care

Jun 8, 2021
Each June, LGBTQ people and supporters join together to recognize Pride Month - celebrating history and advocating for continued change. Although Pride is now widely celebrated, it is important to note that the journey to an inclusive Pride is ongoing.
Jun 7, 2021
When health care leaders at Riverside Medical Center saw Kankakee County’s latest health needs assessment data, the results weren’t good for the community located just south of Chicago.
Apr 27, 2021
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Apr 15, 2021
April is National Minority Health Month. With COVID-19 having a disproportionate impact in communities of color, emphasis on improving access to vaccines as they become more widely available and eliminating health care inequities is critical.
Mar 24, 2021
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Mar 9, 2021
For March 2021, some communities are launching the Transgender Month of Action for Healthcare Equality. The month, specifically focused on the health care needs of transgender and gender non-conforming people, aims to address barriers and areas for growth and highlight victories.
Feb 24, 2021
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Jan 22, 2021
In this month’s Spotlight Feature interview, Kari Beth Watts, D.O. at UnityPoint Health, elaborates about the program’s roots and goals to improve overall maternal and child health.
Dec 16, 2020
Knowing that diabetes was surging throughout the community it serves, Humboldt Park Health (formerly Norwegian American Hospital) on Chicago’s West Side came up with a new approach to address the disparities it was seeing.