Gregory Braylock, Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, ProMedica
A candid conversation for health leaders on race, equity and health care featuring Joy Lewis, AHA Senior Vice President, Health Equity Strategies, and Executive Director, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity; Daniel Dawes, Executive Director of Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine; and moderated by Kulleni Gebreyes, M.D., U.S. chief health equity officer Deloitte.
Technology has become essential for obtaining health care, managing chronic conditions, and wellness. Yet many people from historically marginalized populations continue to lack access to the internet or the skills to engage with digital health tools. Designing and implementing health technology that meets the needs of these populations is a fundamental pathway to improve health equity.
Explore AHA’s growing repository of resources on digital health equity:
- Podcast: Applying an Equity Lens to Digital Health
- Edmondo Robinson, MD, Interview: The Road to Health Equity Must Encompass a Strategy for Equitable Digital Health
- Blog: Applying an Equity Lens to Digital Health
- Blog: Digital Is the Next Frontier of Health Equity
This is a pocket resource with easy to scan QR codes that will take you to additional health equity resources. Print the Pocket Guide on two sides of an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper in color. Fold the sheet in half length-wise with the full-page map on the inside. Then complete the Pocket Guide by tri-folding your sheet with the blue covers on the outside. Feel free to share with your team!
These toolkits highlight four compelling strategies to prioritize health equity. These foundational pillars include:
- Data collection, validation, stratification and application of patient information to address disparate outcomes
- Cultural competency and implicit bias training and education
- Diversity and inclusion in leadership and governance roles
- Sustainable community partnerships focused on improving equity