A Closer Look at Health Equity

In this AHA Advancing Health podcast, Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, and Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, discuss how health equity is a moral issue that affects the length and quality of people’s lives. They share how hospitals and health system leaders are addressing the social determinants of health and social needs to make care more equitable.

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