Published: July 14, 2021
Our diverse panel of professionals share many experiences that shaped their development, and insights they gleaned along the way, as they overcame barriers such as bias and microaggressions to achieve their career and life goals.
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Published: June 30, 2021
Part 2: COVID-19 context. A group of independent and competing organizations decided to work together collaboratively so that their community health needs assessment (CHNA) covers more people and a larger area. Our panel continues their discussion about this novel, collaborative, community-wide model for completing a CHNA, and explores how it enabled them to build a more coordinated response to the pandemic.
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Published: June 16, 2021
Part 1. Community health needs assessments and implementation strategies are required for tax-exempt hospitals as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. They provide a framework to improve coordination of hospital community benefits with other efforts to improve community health.
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Published: June 9, 2021
After building a career in hospital management and healthcare consulting, Duane Reynolds gravitated towards the health equity space after leading several inclusion-focused initiatives.
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Published: June 2, 2021
June 5th is World Environment Day, an initiative of the United Nations, and part of the framework that ended the ozone layer crisis. But now there are new environmental crises looming large and threatening our most vulnerable populations.
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Published: May 26, 2021
Podcast host Sharon LaSure-Roy and series producer Rolf Taylor discuss the overall mission of The Health Disparities Podcast, a program of the Movement is Life Caucus.
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Published: May 19, 2021
Professor Augustus “Gus” White III didn’t just pioneer the understanding of unconscious bias through research methodology during his illustrious career as an orthopedic surgeon. The author of “Overcoming” & “Seeing Patients” has also spent a lifetime fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion wherever he has worked, often by emphasizing our common humanity – his use of the term “fellow humans” to start speeches has become legendary.
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Published: May 12, 2021
At the height of the pandemic, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Nur Nurbhai found himself helping out his colleague Dr. Eddie Black in the emergency room. All elective surgeries were cancelled, cutting off a vital revenue stream for the hospital.
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Published: May 5, 2021
This week our panel discusses the approaches that their organizations, community leaders and faith leaders have taken with bringing pandemic vaccine clinics to underserved populations, and their commitment to equitable vaccine distribution.
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Published: April 28, 2021
The community health design and innovation team at Sibley Memorial Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, invited communities in DC’s Wards 7 & 8 to help define their own solutions to health disparities and inequities. The resulting Ward Infinity social innovation program is now a model for community intervention.
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