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equitable health care

This project, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, will help essential hospitals develop, implement, and evaluate population health programs, overcome barriers, and collaborate with community partners.

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The Essential Hospitals Institute has compiled a compendium of tools that might be useful to essential providers as they pursue health equity goals.

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Hospitals should stratify data and reduce language barriers to improve equity, thought leaders say in new report.

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The proposed rule extends nondiscrimination provisions to individuals based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. The proposed rule also includes requirements for access for people with disabilities and limited English proficiency.

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New association materials include messaging on Medicaid DSH, Medicare, risk adjustment for sociodemographic status, 340B, and more.

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Document, developed by association's policy advisory committee, demonstrates essential hospitals' commitment to and promotion of care equity, and supports risk adjustment for sociodemographic status in certain quality improvement measures

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The association advocates for a modification of the direct pay prohibition to allow states to pursue public policy goals while implementing Medicaid Managed Care

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The social determinants of health are a critical topic for essential hospital providers - learn more from this avid researcher's perspective.

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Recent journal articles curated from Health Affairs and the New England Journal of Medicine highlight payment reform programs and strategies and the impact of socioeconomic status on readmissions.

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Natividad Medical Center launched a program to ensure patients who speak indigenous languages receive the highest quality health care possible.

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A recent National Quality Forum draft report discusses whether performance measures used in accountability applications, such as pay-for-performance or public reporting, should be adjusted for socioeconomic factors when determining results; share your comments.

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In new commentary, association president and CEO explores historical roots of care disparities, calls on all hospitals to take up fight to improve health care equity

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The commitment and work by America’s Essential Hospitals and its members to improve equity is nothing new. Last week, the Essential Hospitals Engagement Network (EHEN) hosted its third webinar as part of its Health Equity Series. The webinar featured Dr. Alexander Green, who spoke on using TeamSTEPPS communication training to improve patient safety for patients with limited

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Two essential hospitals discussed the implications of low health literacy and tools for improvement

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Encourages Congress to consider legislation to address "yawning gaps" in access to care for millions of people

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Participants learned how to identify race, ethnicity, and language disparities in health care

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Recognizes work to promote well-being in minority communities, reduce disparities in care, and ensure access to care for all

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MetroHealth residents research the root causes of disparities and potential interventions

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.