Collection and Use of Data to Drive Action
Using quantitative and qualitative data to inform, design, and evaluate improvement strategies.
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Blog: Time to Act: National Minority Health Month Can be a Launchpad to Closing the ‘Knowing-Doing’ Gap
National Minority Health Month can be a launchpad to closing the ‘knowing-doing’ gap.
AHA’s Health Equity Roadmap Comes to Life: Join Us in Cleveland
Attendees of the upcoming Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10-12 in Cleveland, will have an excellent opportunity to see the Health Equity Roadmap come to life as they join counterparts in other health care and community organizations for hands-on learning that can bolster efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion.
Blog: AHA Launches the Health Equity Roadmap – We Asked One of Its Architects Why It’s a Big Deal
We spoke with Leon D. Caldwell, AHA’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation and one of the Health Equity Roadmap’s architects, about its importance to hospitals and health systems.
Accelerating Health Equity: Moving from Conversation to Action
Now is the time to evaluate how far we have come in closing gaps in health disparities, assess where health care is on the equity journey and take what we’ve learned to strengthen our organizations and communities through collaborative and innovative work — by investing in our neighborhoods and one another.
Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care
Unequal Treatment offers recommendations for improvements in medical care financing, allocation of care, availability of language translation, community-based care, and other arenas. The committee highlights the potential of cross-cultural education to improve provider-patient communication and offers a detailed look at how to integrate cross-cultural learning within the health professions. The book concludes with recommendations for data collection and research initiatives.
Counting a Diverse Nation: Disaggregating Data on Race and Ethnicity to Advance a Culture of Health
This report looks at the different methods for collecting and analyzing data on race and ethnicity while also looking at government policies that enhance data disaggregation.
The Nuts and Bolts of SOGI Data Implementation: A Troubleshooting Toolkit
The third in the series, The Fenway Institute offers troubleshooting tips in implementing the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) data such as adding SOGI questions to registration forms next to data regularly taken and how to best use the data recorded.
Eight Tips for Building Coalition Support and Moving SOGI Data Collection Forward in Your Organization
The second in the series, The Fenway Institute offers tips for collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) data and building coalition support.
Helping Your Organization Collect Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data
The first in a series, The Fenway Institute shares information on why collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) data is beneficial.
Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Information
This article from the CDC stresses the importance in collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) data to provide better service to the LGBTQI+ community.
Learning Resources — Collecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Data
This is a library of resources ranging from webinars to publications on how to collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The Health Leads Social Health Data Toolkit
The Health Leads Social Health Data Toolkit is designed for a range of healthcare teams seeking to effectively collect and apply social health program data.