Entries for 'health disparities'

Chief executive officers from more than 130 hospitals and health systems signed the MHA Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities, indicating a unified commitment to addressing disparities, dismantling institutional racism and achieving health equity. As part of their commitment to ...
Member News | June 03
Nearly 100 hospitals and health systems have signed the MHA Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities since it was released in November 2020.
The MHA Keystone Center hosted a one-hour Twitter chat Nov. 19 to discuss the role of organizations in addressing health disparities to achieve equitable care.
December 09
Offered in a virtual format for 2021, Breakthrough focuses on two areas: the future of medicine and healthcare post-COVID-19 crisis, and how to address health disparities exposed during the pandemic.
Member News | December 03
The MHA released its Pledge to Address Racism and Health Inequities Nov. 19.
MHA Chief Medical Officer Gary Roth, DO, joined leaders from around the state Oct. 26 in a virtual roundtable to discuss how businesses can make a big impact on community health during this pandemic.
Member News | October 30
To continue the mission of supporting healthcare providers to achieve excellence in the outcomes desired by the people they serve, the MHA Keystone Center will host a Twitter chat on health equity from noon to 1 p.m. EST Nov. 19. 
Brittany Bogan, FACHE, CPPS, senior vice president of safety and quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, urges healthcare organizations to prioritize and act on addressing health disparities using a newly released guide.
The United States Breastfeeding Committee officially designates August as National Breastfeeding Month to identify and implement policy and systems changes needed to ensure that every family who chooses to breastfeed has the support and resources they need.
The MHA Keystone Center released a new guide, Eliminating Disparities to Advance Health Equity and Improve Quality, designed to provide practical guidance for healthcare organizations seeking to eliminate disparities in care to advance health equity.
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Monday Report | July 13
Brittany Bogan, FACHE, CPPS, senior vice president of safety and quality, MHA, and executive director of the MHA Keystone Center, discusses the MHA Keystone Center’s commitment to support hospitals in addressing health disparities and achieving health equity.  
On Jan. 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer presented her strategic goals for the upcoming year during her second State of the State address, with a significant focus on healthcare.
Ewa Panetta, BA, CPPS, manager of safety and quality, MHA Keystone Center, discusses seven common misconceptions about health equity in healthcare and other settings.

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