Disparities/Equity of Care

Sep 25, 2020
Join AHA’s Board Chair Dr. Mindy Estes for Leadership Rounds as she discusses health equity issues with Dr. Kimberlydawn Wisdom, Senior Vice President of Community Health…
Sep 24, 2020
AHA’s latest Members in Action podcast dives into the importance of promoting race equity to ensure healthy pregnancies, healthy babies and better outcomes for the community in general.
Sep 24, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with Dr. Ken Fawcett, Vice President and Peggy Vander Meulen, Manager of Community Health Programs of Spectrum Health Healthier Communities program. We will dive into the importance of promoting race…
Sep 16, 2020
In this Institute for Diversity and Health Equity webinar, Ryan De Souza, associate director at FSG, and Kate Sommerfeld, president of the Social Determinants of Health Institute at Toledo-based ProMedica, share insights and case examples on the business case for advancing racial equity through…
Sep 16, 2020
Learn how Opelousas General Health System (OGHS), the main health care provider in the rural area of St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, rapidly enacted a communications and response system to address gaps in community needs and support during COVID-19.
Sep 15, 2020
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that Hispanic, Black and American Indian/Alaskan Native persons under the age 21 disproportionately accounted for most COVID-19-related deaths in this age category.
Sep 4, 2020
In this podcast, we have Priya Bathija, vice president of Strategic Initiatives at the AHA and Dr. Jonathan Weeks, a maternal-fetal medicine physician and the medical director of the MOST Program at Norton Healthcare. Joining them is Charlotte Ipsan, Chief Administrative Officer, Norton Women’s…
Aug 20, 2020
Despite the recent attention on health inequities endured by Black, Indigenous and people of color and efforts to close health equity gaps, disparities in behavioral health care persist within these communities, writes Rebecca Chickey, senior director of AHA’s Behavioral Health Services and Field…
Aug 19, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study examining how COVID-19 is affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives — one of the populations at highest risk for the disease.