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Essential Insights

Perspectives on essential people, communities, and hospitals

A Place of Refuge: Harborview Medical Center’s International Medicine Clinic

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Julie Kozminski

The clinic provides primary and mental health care to refugees, asylum seekers, trafficked persons, and immigrants — and works to understand their stories.

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Essential Hospitals Tackle Structural Inequities in Maternal Health Care

Essential hospitals are working together to reduce maternal health disparities and drive down the disproportionate mortality rate among people of color.

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A Calling to Serve: Strategies to Recruit and Retain Essential Hospital Staff

Essential hospital leader Darrell K. Terry Sr., MHA, MPH, FACHE, shares how his hospitals responded to staffing challenges amid “The Great Resignation.”

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A Look Back at Black History Month

Catch up on our Black History Month social media campaign and our year-round work to combat structural racism in health care.

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Premier Health Partners with Professional Society for Vaccine Equity

The Dayton, Ohio, health system has built a valuable partnership with a community organization of Black health care professionals to confront disparities.

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40 Years Essential: A Blueprint for Building Equity

Mini Swift, MD, MPH, vice president for population health at association member Alameda Health System, shares how the association’s research tools and Essential Women’s Leadership Academy shaped her career.

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Hurley Medical Center Helps Community ‘Activate their Health Care Power’

Tarnesa Martin, RN, BSN, brings care from the hospital into the community as association member Hurley Medical Center’s inaugural patient resource and community advocate.

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Remove ‘Road Blocks’ to Achieve Effective Capacity Management

An effective discharge planning process can help essential hospitals live out their mission to care for marginalized and underserved populations.

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Medicaid Trends in FY 2022 State Budgets

Nearly all states have enacted FY 2022 budgets with notable themes emerging, including investments in health care through Medicaid expenditures and general funds. Medicaid rate changes, equity initiatives, mental health funding, graduate medical education, and COVID-19 relief feature prominently.

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