2017 Equity of Care Free Webinar Series
The American Hospital Association’s #123 for Equity Pledge to Eliminate Healthcare Disparities recognizes the nation’s demographic shift and the need to ensure that all patients receive high-quality care as well as to increase diversity in hospital leadership and governance.
Now AHA is offering two free webinars featuring AHA Equity of Care Award honorees discussing what their hospitals and health systems are doing to reduce healthcare disparities and promote diversity and inclusion within their organizations.
Webinar One: Monday, November 20, - 1:00-2:00 p.m. - “Aligning Diversity and Inclusion, Community Engagement, Business Operations and Population Health Efforts to Achieve Equity,” featuring Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, and Advocate Health Care, Downers Grove, Illinois. Click here to register.
Webinar Two: Wednesday, December 13, - 1:00-2:00 p.m. - “Aligning Community and Employee Engagement, and Population Health Efforts to Achieve Equity,” featuring Cone Health, Greensboro, North Carolina. Click here to register.
Also available is an archived webinar entitled “Waiting for Health Equity,” which is an exploration of two frameworks that provide new insights into how inequity operates, examine the role of health systems in addressing oppression, and discuss ways that individuals can act to dismantle structural inequities. Click here to access it.
Additional information on AHA’s #123forEquity initiative is here. Many Massachusetts hospitals already have programs underway to eliminate disparities and have taken the #123 for Equity Pledge and are receiving recognition on this web page.
If you have any questions about the initiative in Massachusetts, please contact MHA’s VP for Governance & Member Relations Patty Crowley at email@example.com or (781) 262-6002.
The AHA/HRET HIIN website contains a wealth of tools and resources, including but not limited to: change packages, checklists, best practice presentations and case studies. These tools and resources can be downloaded and used as part of your patent safety implementation strategy.
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