Disparities/Equity of Care

Sep 16, 2020
Individuals who are blind or visually impaired present unique health communications needs as they seek to access and act upon health information.
Aug 28, 2020
This session will explore strategies and internal enabling conditions for hospitals and health systems to advance health equity and simultaneously improve their business performance through an explicit focus on racial equity. Ryan De Souza, Associate Director at FSG, will share insights from the…
Aug 26, 2020
Erika Davis, manager of Community Health at Advocate Christ Medical Center’s Southland Region, discusses the programs’ goals for helping patients in surrounding communities.
Aug 26, 2020
Three hospitals and health systems are recognized for earning 2020 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Awards.
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Spotlight Interviews

Aug 25, 2020
Taking Big Steps for Improving Maternal and Child Health Jean Ricci Goodman, M.D., and Aparna Sharma, M.D., discuss the program’s development and how it’s designed to improve maternal and child health in Loyola’s surrounding communities.
Aug 25, 2020
By focusing on improving health equity, hospitals can provide tremendous value to patients and the overall health care delivery system. Strategies for eliminating health care disparities, along with additional guidelines and best practices, are highlighted in this new resource that’s designed to…
Aug 20, 2020
  The AHA Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has renamed the award to honor the first African American and first hospital trustee to chair the AHA board, who was a tireless advocate for equity of care. “Hospitals and health systems that participate in the Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of…
Aug 20, 2020
View more helpful resources for collecting race, ethnicity and language data from patients.
Aug 20, 2020
Effective communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing is particularly critical in health care where miscommunication may lead to misdiagnosis and improper or delayed treatment.