Health Equity

There is increased recognition of the impact of structural racism and other biases on health care access and patient outcomes. This can be particularly devastating in EDs.
By codesigning care with community partners, hospitals can proactively and collaboratively work toward improving Black maternal health outcomes.
In this conversation, Renee Whiskey-LaLanne, director of community partnerships at Montefiore's Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Kevin Fiori, M.D., vice chair of community health and engagement at Montefiore Health System, discuss how the lofty dream of an institute turned into reality, as…
The deadline is Wednesday, May 15, for hospitals and health systems to participate in the 2024 DEI Benchmark Survey.
AHA wrapped up its 2024 Accelerating Health Equity Conference May 9 with a detailed advocacy update of the latest from Washington, D.C.
The convening of 1,000 leaders from hospitals, health systems, and community and public health organizations continued for a full-day schedule at the AHA Accelerating Health Equity Conference in Kansas City, Mo. Day 2 featured breakout sessions, table conversations, networking opportunities and…
A new AHA Trustee Services resource, Building a Governing Board Strategy on Diversity and Health Equity, includes a series of case studies interviewing nine executives and board leaders, highlighting their hospital or health system’s strong commitment to diversity and health equity and underlining…
More than 1,000 people will convene in Kansas City, Mo., beginning tomorrow to participate in the AHA Accelerating Health Equity Conference. This year’s theme, Driving Change Together, emphasizes the importance of leaders at hospitals, health systems, public health departments and community-…
A report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services examining disparities in care based on race, ethnicity and sex shows that in 2023, clinical care disparities were most common for Native American and African-American enrollees.