Reducing Healthcare Disparities

Feb 6, 2020
Since implementing best practices related to maternal hemorrhaging, Titus Regional Medical Center’s maternal morbidity rate related to blood loss has been reduced significantly.
Dec 16, 2019
The AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois today announced a joint collaboration and one-year grant program to support hospitals in eliminating health care disparities and working toward ensuring individuals in every community receive safe,…
Dec 11, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are improving health outcomes by tackling disparities in their communities, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Nov 12, 2019
Many hospitals and health systems are reducing costs and improving health outcomes by addressing disparities head on, write Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, and Duane Reynolds, president and CEO of AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Nov 12, 2019
Three hospitals teamed up with other community groups to implement local interventions that help promote women’s health and reduce infant mortality gaps.
Sep 13, 2019
The AHA this week sponsored two sessions at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 2019 Annual Legislative Conference.
Sep 6, 2019
The AHA invites hospitals and health systems to participate in the Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network — a free, six-month program focused on maternal outcomes and respectful care.
Sep 5, 2019
Black, American Indian and Alaska Native women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women, and this disparity increases with age, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers reported today.
Apr 18, 2019
We must address the racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities that increase the risk of negative perinatal outcomes for women of color.
Dec 21, 2018
The AHA today released a new educational resource to help hospital and health system leaders with their efforts to reduce health disparities in their communities.