Disparities/Equity of Care

Aug 3, 2021
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity released its fourth toolkit of the IFDHE Health Equity Resource Series, Community Partnerships: Strategies to Advance Health Equity.
Aug 3, 2021
Who exactly is a “stakeholder” when it comes to improving health equity?
Jul 28, 2021
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine is confirming the role Medicare plays in decreasing disparities in health care access and coverage in the U.S.
Jul 28, 2021
Communities of color, who over the past year have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, also experienced emotional distress exacerbated by events surrounding the murder of George Floyd.
Jul 27, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral…
Jul 26, 2021
AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity has been working for more than 25 years to advance health equity, diversity and inclusion by supporting hospitals, health systems, patients and communities. While the health care field has made some progress, we still have a long way to go. 
Jul 26, 2021
By integrating behavioral health into physical care and tapping into community partnerships, hospitals and health systems can develop culturally competent clinical solutions to better serve historically underrepresented individuals, writes Manish Sapra, M.D., executive director of the behavioral…
Jul 16, 2021
COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on Black, Latino, Native Americans and other communities of color is well-documented and deeply troubling. It’s also the latest in a long history of health inequities and health disparities affecting racial minorities in our society. 
Jul 14, 2021
The American Hospital Association’s vision is a society of healthy communities where all individuals reach their highest potential for health. Confronting and eradicating structural racism are fundamental to achieving our vision.