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Tag: health equity

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The continuing critical importance of reducing potentially preventable readmissions

August 27, 2021 / By Gerald Tracy

This year, much attention is appropriately being focused on improving health equity—both in access and quality of care provided. True equity in care means that we should not see wide […]

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Health inequities in aging, part two

August 11, 2021 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

In part one of my blog series, I detailed some of the health care inequities faced by aging Americans of color in an interview that was part of the AARP […]

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Health inequities in aging, part one

August 4, 2021 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Everyone deserves the opportunity to live a long, healthy and rewarding life. However, we know that older adults of color disproportionally experience inequities in the health care system. Disrupt Disparities, an […]

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AI Talk: Health inequities and federated learning

June 4, 2021 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

Addressing health inequities One of the glaring impacts of the pandemic is that it has shined a bright spotlight on the health inequities plaguing this nation. Now there is a […]

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Addressing vaccine hesitancy to improve health care equity

May 26, 2021 / By Leah Giordano

As of early May, only about 40 percent of Americans have been fully vaccinated according to the CDC, with most of those vaccinations occurring in large scale distribution centers, urban […]

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Changing with the times: A fresh look at the definition of health care

April 2, 2021 / By Katie Christensen

I have started to hear the phrase “social determinants of health” being interspersed with the phrase “health equity.”  Although the two phrases are related, there are some fundamental differences in […]

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What is digital health literacy and how is COVID-19 exposing another health inequity?

March 3, 2021 / By Steve Delaronde

Health equity exists when all persons have the opportunity to be healthy, regardless of social, economic, demographic or geographic status. Digital health literacy is the ability to access, understand and […]

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A reimagined discussion about health equity with Bernard Tyson

June 24, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

At the AHIP conference last week, Bernard Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, spoke forcefully about health equity during a panel session. “We need to rethink the best way to provide […]