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.
Jun 16, 2022
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.
May 26, 2022
The strong work and dedication of the diversity and inclusion team at UnityPoint Health, led by their senior vice president of diversity and inclusion, earned them recognition in PRC’s annual client awards. The health system and its community partners have continued their work to address…
Apr 19, 2022
We spoke with Leon D. Caldwell, AHA’s senior director for health equity strategies and innovation and one of the Health Equity Roadmap’s architects, about its importance to hospitals and health systems.
Mar 29, 2022
AHA recently provided a second round of funding for startups led by women and people from racial and ethnic minorities. The AHA selected the funds because they finance historically marginalized entrepreneurs who have limited access to the capital needed to develop innovative health care solutions.
Mar 24, 2022
AHA and its Institute for Diversity and Health Equity encourage organizational health equity, diversity and inclusion leaders to complete the survey.
Jan 25, 2022
Jumpstart Health Investors announced Jumpstart Nova, a $55 million highly anticipated fund that will invest exclusively in Black-founded and -led health care companies across health information technology, digital health, tech-enabled services, diagnostic devices, biotech, medical device…
Jan 24, 2022
In the 2021 Annual Disability Equality Index (DEI) findings, we share the tangible ways participating companies are bringing people with disabilities into this new economy to drive inclusion and equality. The results from this report index indicate more business across industries each year view the…
Jan 24, 2022
This article looks at how places like hospitals and health care centers, where mobility and accessibility should be a primary goal, are lacking. It provides some background on disability environments and the adjustments made by the time of publication. It also looks at physical access to health…
Jan 24, 2022
This resource analyzes and lists ADA compliance laws in relation to healthcare centers. They touch on reducing financial barriers to make these accesibility changes and increasing awareness for providers through training.