Reducing Healthcare Disparities

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.
Sep 24, 2020
AHA’s latest Members in Action podcast dives into the importance of promoting race equity to ensure healthy pregnancies, healthy babies and better outcomes for the community in general.
Sep 24, 2020
In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, we are speaking with Dr. Ken Fawcett, Vice President and Peggy Vander Meulen, Manager of Community Health Programs of Spectrum Health Healthier Communities program.
Sep 16, 2020
In this Institute for Diversity and Health Equity webinar, Ryan De Souza, associate director at FSG, and Kate Sommerfeld, president of the Social Determinants of Health Institute at Toledo-based ProMedica, share insights and case examples on the business case for advancing racial equity through…