Disparities/Equity of Care

Jun 18, 2018
Please join me and other AHA leaders at the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity National Leadership and Education Conference, June 28-29 in Chicago. This year’s theme is “Strengthening Our Roots: Expanding Our Focus in Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity.”   The two-day lineup…
Jun 28, 2018
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack opened the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity’s National Leadership & Education Conference today by affirming the AHA’s commitment to health equity, diversity and inclusion. He noted the association’s efforts to increase access to care in vulnerable…
Jun 6, 2018
The inaugural Equity of care briefing at the recent AHA Annual Membership Meeting focused on the social determinants of health and the role they play in health disparities.  The briefing kicked off with a special announcement by AHA Immediate Past Chair Gene Woods, president and CEO of Atrium…
May 7, 2018
AHA and UnidosUS, previously known as the National Council of La Raza, today announced an alliance to increase diversity among health care executives and improve the health of communities. Over the next year, the organizations will connect health care CEOs with UnidosUS leaders for governance…
May 3, 2018
May Diversity Dialogue - Positioning Your Diversity Strategy for Organizational Impact Tuesday, May 22, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CT    Diversity and inclusion (D&I) is a critical strategic initiative that health care organizations are encouraged to adopt …
Apr 30, 2018
Hospitals and health systems may apply through May 7 for the AHA Equity of Care Award, which recognizes organizations participating in the AHA's #123forEquity campaign for extraordinary success in advancing diversity and equity through data collection, leadership, cultural awareness and…
Apr 26, 2018
April is National Minority Health Month, and although we recognize that diversity, inclusion and health equity is not just a project or campaign, we reflect during this time to learn and highlight the impactful work that is being done to advance health equity and improve the health of all people,…
Apr 20, 2018
The theme for this year’s National Minority Health Month, “Partnering for Health Equity,” couldn’t be timelier.   The AHA has long believed that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity in health care leadership is critical to ensuring the highest quality of care for everyone.…
Apr 18, 2018
The AHA's Health Research & Educational Trust and Institute for Diversity and Health Equity have launched the 2018 Population Health, Equity and Diversity Survey. Recently emailed to AHA-member CEOs for completion by May 4, the survey is designed to inform the field about hospitals' and health…
Apr 13, 2018
Hospitals and health systems may apply through May 7 for the AHA Equity of Care Award, which recognizes organizations participating in the AHA’s #123forEquity campaign for extraordinary success in advancing diversity and equity through data collection, leadership, cultural awareness and…