Navicent Health of Macon, GA, will receive the 2018 AHA Equity of Care Award July 27 at the AHA Leadership Summit in San Diego. The award recognizes hospitals and health systems for their efforts to reduce health care disparities and advance diversity and inclusion to support the goals of the National Call to Action to Eliminate Health Care Disparities, of which the AHA is a founder. Rush University Medical Center in Chicago; Atrium Health in Charlotte, NC; Regional Health in Rapid City, SD; and Cone Health in Greensboro, NC, will be recognized as honorees. “This year’s Equity of Care winner and honorees are pushing the field forward in diversity, inclusion and health equity,” said AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack. “They have demonstrated that hospitals and health systems are committed to understanding the social determinants of health within their communities, and are on the frontlines of bridging the gaps of equity within the field.” For more information, see the news release.
The 2019 HAVE Awards nomination process is open. The Hospital Awards for Volunteer Excellence (HAVE) program was established by the American Hospital…
How are value and health equity connected?
In 2001, a Samaritan Health Services (SHS) physician, Dr. Richard Wopat, recognized the need to improve birth outcomes of high-risk pregnant women in the…
Welcome to HC2’s hub for news, press releases, blogs, and other information about the program. Stay posted for news and updates as they become available.
Lawrence General Hospital joined with the city's leaders to launch “Healthy on the Block,” which partners with neighborhood convenience stores to offer fresh…
Detroit’s infant mortality rate has been among the highest in the nation for years.