Achieving Health Equity—A Discussion with the 2016 Equity of Care Award Winner

In 2016, Cleveland Clinic was honored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) with its Equity of Care Award. The award was created to recognize outstanding efforts among hospitals and health care systems to advance equity of care to all patients and to spread lessons learned and progress toward achieving health equity. Cleveland Clinic has demonstrated sustained commitment to the National Call to Action to ensure equitable care for all persons in every community and supporting AHA's #123forEquity Pledge Campaign, which launched in 2015.

In 2016, Cleveland Clinic was honored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) with its Equity of Care Award. The award was created to recognize outstanding efforts among hospitals and health care systems to advance equity of care to all patients and to spread lessons learned and progress toward achieving health equity. Cleveland Clinic has demonstrated sustained commitment to the National Call to Action to ensure equitable care for all persons in every community and supporting AHA's #123forEquity Pledge Campaign, which launched in 2015.

This webinar focuses on the Cleveland Clinic's best practices around the collection and stratification of race, ethnicity and language preference (REaL) data, cultural competency training and other key programs focused on decreasing disparities in care.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss alignment with the goals of the AHA's National Call to Action and the #123ForEquity Pledge
  • Share best practices in the collection, stratification and use of race, ethnicity and language preference (REaL) data
  • Describe how Cleveland Clinic has implemented cultural competency training
  • Provide examples of key programs implemented to decrease disparities in care

Speaker contact information:

  • Moderator: Lourdes Negrón-McDaniel, director of inclusion and diversity from MetroHealth System
  • Brian Donley, MD, chief of staff, Cleveland Clinic
  • Le Joyce Naylor, MA, CCDP/AP, chief diversity and inclusion officer, Cleveland Clinic
  • Charles Modlin, MD, MBA, FACS, director, Minority Men's Health Center, Cleveland Clinic Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute

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