Disparities/Equity of Care

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.
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…
Jan 11, 2020
America’s hospitals and health systems are working hard to ensure that every person in every community receives high-quality, equitable and safe care. To do that, we must eliminate health and health care disparities that continue to exist for far too many racially, ethnically and culturally diverse…
Jan 8, 2020
  Share how your organization is striving to improve health equity, diversity and inclusion by applying for the Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award!
Dec 26, 2019
WASHINGTON (December 16, 2019) – The American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced a joint collaboration and one-year grant program to support hospitals in eliminating health care disparities and…
Oct 29, 2019
Institute for Diversity and Health Equity homepage. It is our vision to empower health organizations to provide equitable care for all persons. Our mission is to advance health care equity, diversity and inclusion.
Oct 2, 2019
  National Conferences   2021: Accelerating Health Equity Virtual Conference  2018: Stengthening Our Roots: Expanding Our Focus in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity - Chicago, IL.  2016: Accelerating Health Equity through Diversity and Inclusion -…