Reducing Healthcare Disparities

May 25, 2022
Through its MOMs program, Northwell Health seeks to decrease the incidence of preventable maternal morbidity and mortality in its community, especially for women of color, by focusing on care before conception, during pregnancy and through the “fourth trimester” — the 12 weeks after delivery.
May 11, 2022
Edmondo Robinson, M.D., MBA, MS, FACP, senior vice president and chief digital officer at Moffitt Cancer Center spoke with Julia Resnick, director of strategic initiatives at the American Hospital Association about how Moffitt’s approach to digital health improves equity for the patients they serve.
May 2, 2022
One priority for hospitals and health systems is advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. The AHA’s next gathering, the Accelerating Health Equity Conference, May 10–12 in Cleveland, will focus on that topic.
Apr 25, 2022
Over the past few years the goal of health equity has moved into our national conversation about health care in a new, bigger and different way.
Apr 19, 2022
The need to improve maternal and child health equity in America while reducing access disparities has become a national focus. As policymakers and provider organizations continue to seek ways to reverse these trends, hospitals and health systems are stepping up with innovative efforts.
Apr 11, 2022
This week is Black Maternal Health Week, and April is National Minority Health Month. It’s an opportunity to “deepen the conversation” about black maternal health in the U.S. and to highlight the “important role individuals and organizations can play” in helping to reduce health disparities and…
Mar 31, 2022
Now is the time to evaluate how far we have come in closing gaps in health disparities, assess where health care is on the equity journey and take what we’ve learned to strengthen our organizations and communities through collaborative and innovative work — by investing in our neighborhoods and one…
Feb 15, 2022
The American Hospital Association in 2022 will continue to work with Congress and the Administration to focus on providing relief, ensuring a necessary recovery and rebuilding a better health care system for the future. We need to address ongoing challenges that have been further exacerbated during…
Feb 3, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic brought to the forefront health inequities and further highlighted how societal factors influence health.
Feb 1, 2022
Maternal health is a priority for U.S hospitals and health systems. This downloadable PowerPoint presentation shares facts and highlights some of the challenges hospitals face and how they’re tackling them.