Disparities/Equity of Care

Jul 14, 2020
Safe, equitable and high quality health care for all is the common goal of an innovative partnership between the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL). To spread this initiative to support underserved communities throughout Illinois, a new…
Jun 25, 2020
Addressing Health Care Disparities through Race, Ethnicity and Language (REaL) Data COVID-19 has spotlighted existing disparities in care amongst primarily African American, LatinX and Native Ameri
Jun 10, 2020
Dr. Carl G. Streed Jr., M.D. discusses his personal mission to advance health care for LGBTQ communities.
Jun 10, 2020
This Pride Month, the LGBTQ community and its allies celebrate with an aching absence — amid shifting cultural and social tides. Larry Kramer, a literary giant and iconoclast who used words printed and spoken as the engines for his long career, died late last month at the age of 84.
Apr 21, 2020
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Jan 31, 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.
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Videos

Jan 27, 2020
In a video highlighting Kearny County Hospital’s innovative efforts to attract physicians and improve health equity, Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and John Supplitt, AHA’s senior director of AHA’s Constituency Sections, join with leaders from…
Jan 17, 2020
Rural Health Equity Matters How one Kansas hospital is addressing its sustainability challenges and advancing health equity By Duane Reynolds Earlier this summer, I had the good fortune to visit Kearny County Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Lakin, Kan., to learn about its success…