Nov 19, 2020
Thanks to a health equity grant delivered through a collaboration between the American Hospital Association’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL), Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago extended free diabetes education services to…
Nov 2, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature interview, Pamela S. Ganschow, M.D., describes the approach and strategy behind the Cook County Health, Stroger Hospital (bCRISP) initiative and how it’s designed to make a difference.
Oct 14, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature, Deepa Sheth, M.D. and Assistant Professor of Radiology, Breast Imaging Oncologist with University of Chicago Medicine talks about UChicago’s SCreening OutReach and Engagement (SCORE) breast cancer prevention initiative.
Oct 6, 2020
In this Advancing Health podcast about Cone Health and how it has pioneered educational sessions for its physicians about social and racial influences in health care, Darren Henson, Director of Operations with the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, speaks with three members of Cone…
Sep 22, 2020
In this Spotlight Feature interview, Haley Urish, RN and patient care coordinator at Passavant along with Sarah Karraker, LCSW and Passavant’s manager of quality safety & operations improvement, discuss program goals for helping the youngest patients in the hospital’s surrounding community.
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 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 10, 2020
Right before the COVID-19 outbreak occurred, AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) convened more than 65 leaders, trustees and clinicians from rural hospitals across the country at AHA’s annual Rural Conference. We inquired about strategies for health equity in rural communities,…