Health Equity

Sep 28, 2022
At a White House conference today on hunger, nutrition and health, the Biden Administration announced $8 billion in public- and private-sector commitments to help end hunger and reduce diet-related disease for Americans by 2030.
Sep 28, 2022
AHA comments on the Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rule to reinstate the regulatory protections against discrimination in covered health care programs and activities contained in Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.
Sep 14, 2022
Hospitals and patients are seeking tools that support maternal health while offering greater convenience and efficiency, along with more comprehensive, culturally competent care. Digital solutions can support hospitals’ efforts as they work to improve patients’ outcomes and experiences.
Sep 9, 2022
In this first podcast in a new AHA Advancing Health series, #JustLead, Shana Dacon-Pereira, senior director for the office of diversity and inclusion at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, shares how her organization works to advance equity of care and spread lessons learned, an initiative that…
Aug 30, 2022
Learn how hospital and health system leaders such as Mohiedean Ghofrani, M.D., system medical director for laboratory services, PeaceHealth, are implementing laboratory stewardship programs to track patterns in test ordering compared to accepted guidelines to help identify gaps in care.
Aug 16, 2022
Tune into this Sept 8 educational webinar at 1 p.m. ET for an overview of the Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award, the application process and best practices hospitals should follow to achieve health equity.
Aug 11, 2022
Situated in the heart of Westchester County and just outside of New York City, White Plains Hospital was among the first hospitals in New York to face the COVID-19 pandemic during the early days of 2020, back when there were many unknowns.
Aug 10, 2022
Learn more about the Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award application process and best practices from past winners and honorees. The award recognizes hospitals and health systems that are leveraging the core principals of the AHA’s #123forEquity pledge to achieve a high level of success in…
Aug 8, 2022
The AHA has long believed that tackling health disparities and promoting diversity within health care leadership are critical to ensuring high-quality care for all people.