Health Equity

Feb 7, 2023
Even as signs indicate that inflation is slowing, a recent consumer survey conducted by Deloitte indicates that 28% of Americans, or roughly 72 million adults, feel less prepared to pay for medical costs than they did last year.
Feb 1, 2023
The Accelerating Health Equity Conference brings together professionals focused on improving community and population health and building partnerships, as well as those striving to advance diversity and inclusion within hospital management and executive levels. They will focus on how to address…
Jan 13, 2023
In a guest blog for the Institute for Diversity and Health Equity, Lisa Mallory, CEO of the National Association of Health Services Executives, reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the shared task to seek and implement solutions to what Dr. King called “the most shocking and…
Jan 13, 2023
Hospitals and health systems have a special role to play in helping to realize Dr. King’s dream of a truly just society.
Jan 10, 2023
States that expanded Medicaid coverage to low-income adults in 2014 under the Affordable Care Act reduced postpartum hospitalizations for low-income people, according to a study reported yesterday in Health Affairs, which compared 2010-2017 data from four states that expanded Medicaid and four that…
Dec 13, 2022
The recently released AHA 2023 Environmental Scan provides a data and analysis snapshot of where the health care field has been and where it’s headed to help executives plot their path forward.
Dec 6, 2022
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement today launched Rise to Health: A National Coalition for Equity in Health Care, whose founding collaborators include the AHA.
Dec 5, 2022
The latest AHA podcast on leading initiatives to transform care and advance equity looks at Jefferson Health’s success in expanding diversity at the supervisory level, an initiative recognized by AHA’s 2022 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award.