Disparities/Equity of Care

Feb 25, 2021
During an AHA virtual briefing for lawmakers and staff, leaders from three health systems — One Brooklyn Health System, Grady Health System, and The Hospitals of Providence, part of Tenet Healthcare — discussed the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on communities of color and how their health…
Feb 24, 2021
Navigating Through COVID-19: Merging a Comprehensive Digital Health Strategy    Thursday, April 22, 2021  1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific   
Feb 23, 2021
During an AHA virtual briefing for lawmakers and staff, leaders from three health systems — One Brooklyn Health System, Grady Health System, and The Hospitals of Providence, part of Tenet Healthcare — discussed the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on communities of color and how their health…
Feb 23, 2021
Identifying the underlying factors that contribute to disparities in outcomes in vulnerable rural populations and developing strategies to address these issues remain constant challenges, but progress is being made. OSF Healthcare’s Health Equities Action Lab (HEAL) is employing a data-driven…
Feb 22, 2021
Strategic alliances forged by AHA with organizations like the National Urban League and UnidosUS are strengthening collective effort to address well-documented, disparate health outcome for Black and Latino communities, writes Joy Lewis, AHA’s senior vice president for health equity strategies.
Feb 22, 2021
Nearly 55 years ago, during the 1966 Medical Committee of Human Rights Convention, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared, “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” Although there has been incremental progress toward achieving a more just…
Feb 22, 2021
Join me on this episode of Leadership Rounds with Consuelo Wilkins, M.D., vice president of health equity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, based in Nashville.
Feb 19, 2021
The AHA recently launched a new webpage dedicated to disseminating accessible information focused on addressing the equity issues in COVID-19 testing, treatment and vaccine administration efforts.
Feb 19, 2021
Advancing health equity within communities of color disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 — and getting the facts straight about reasons for hesitancy over receiving vaccines — are priority issues for government policy influencers and health care organization leaders.
Feb 19, 2021
With our nation’s COVID-19 vaccine administration rollout underway, policy influencers and advocacy groups are focusing on communities of color that have been disproportionately impacted by the fluctuating pandemic.