Reducing Healthcare Disparities

Jul 26, 2021
Learn ways hospital Trustees can contribute to addressing health equity and reducing health care disparities.
Jun 25, 2021
Learn how Regional One Health and New-York Presbyterian Hospital improved health outcomes by leveraging specialized skills of care team members to identify and address the social needs of their patients.
Apr 15, 2021
On April 15, Senator Susan Collins, member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee as well as the Committee on Aging, spoke with AHA’s Michelle Hood, executive vice president and chief operating officer, about the role of government through the COVID-19 pandemic, supporting…
Jan 13, 2021
What are some disparities associated with maternal and child health in your community? What are the root causes of these disparities? Explore how hospitals, health systems and their community partners are joining forces to examine and address disparities in maternal care, ultimately increasing…
Dec 10, 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting some individuals and communities much more than others, population health tools are more important than ever.
Dec 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed spotlight on health inequities in the United States. It has illuminated that, regardless of access to health care services, social and economic circumstances make some people more likely than others to become ill or have poor health.
Dec 3, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the Geographic Direct Contracting Model (known as “Geo”) through which participants will take responsibility for the total cost of care for a portion of all Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries in a specific region.
Oct 22, 2020
Efforts by Spectrum Health, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to address health disparities in the African American and Latinx communities are yielding strong results.
Sep 28, 2020
In this Institute for Diversity and Health Equity Spotlight Feature, Passavant Area Hospital in rural central Illinois shares how its community-focused approach to reducing disparities in health care is supporting pediatric asthma treatment and prevention.