Reducing Healthcare Disparities

Nov 24, 2020
Health care isn't something else we do, it is at the heart of everything we do. Health care organizations have many compelling reasons for making health equity a top priority. They include opportunities for providing tremendous value to patients, hospitals and the health care delivery system.
Nov 16, 2020
David Baker, MD, MPH, FACP Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL Anne Beal, MD, MPH Assistant Vice President The Commonwealth Fund New York, NY Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH Director for Multicultural Education, Multicultural Affairs Office…
Nov 16, 2020
Roxanne Andrews, PhD AHRQ Rockville MD Dennis Andrulis, PhD Associate Dean, Director Center for Health Equality Drexel University School of Public Health Philadelphia PA Anne Beal, MD, MPH Assistant Vice President The Commonwealth Fund New York NY
Nov 9, 2020
Native American Heritage Month reminds us about the devastating and disproportionate impact COVID-19 has had on American Indian and Alaskan Native communities. It also presents an opportunity to re-focus efforts to help these communities overcome social and economic obstacles to improve overall…
Oct 9, 2020
Breaking the ice can be complicated! How can hospitals and health systems create trusting environments that make interactions between patients and health care providers more comfortable and inclusive? Join Keith Stinson, RN and emergency department nursing director at Chatham Hospital, serving a…
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 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.
Aug 20, 2020
Collaboration can help you better align resources with needs, reduce competition, increase effectiveness, and make your results more sustainable.