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Health Equity Investments Likely To Rise In 2024, New Report Reveals
Health equity has steadily gained focus within the healthcare industry, from racial and ethnic health disparities to gender imbalances in healthcare costs. The business case, as well as the moral impe...
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Prioritizes Eating Patterns, Nutrient Intake for Young Americans and Caregivers Through a Health Equity Lens
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) revealed during a wide-ranging meeting May 10 that it will prioritize eating patterns during pregnancy, childhood and adolescence as well as review the...
Building More Resilient and Equitable US Public Health Systems
With billions of dollars in pandemic relief funding still available, state and local public health agencies have an opportunity to improve their performance and prepare themselves for future challenge...
Kate Walsh's Top Accomplishments as President and CEO of Boston Medical Center
Kate Walsh is stepping down as President and CEO of Boston Medical Center (BMC), an H2HC Advisory Council member, as she joins Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey’s Administration as Secretary o...
Can Food Cure High Medical Bills? Pilot 'Food as Medicine' Programs Aim to Prove Just That.
“Food as medicine” may be coming to a health plan near you. More states are testing Medicaid programs that’ll provide more people with healthy foods and, potentially, lower health care costs. Me...
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Six Steps to Improving Equity in Health Outcomes
Every physician knows the care they deliver to patients has its limitations. While examining and treating a patient do play a huge role in maintaining their health, lifestyle factors are undoubtedly m...
Social Determinants of Health Chart
They're Making a Business Case for Health Equity
Professor Wiljeana Glover was a panelist at the H2HC Fall Summit in November 2022. Amid burgeoning interest in the impact of racial and ethnic inequities, thought leaders are strengthening the busines...
Prof. Wiljeana Glover (left) and Prof. Alia Crocker (right)
Dr. Thea James of BMC Lauds Health Equity Changes at Inaugural MLK Lecture
Watch the recording by clicking the link at the bottom of this page and entering passcode: +b#3$J?h Dr. Thea James of Boston Medical Center, an H2HC member, recently delivered the inaugural MLK Health...
Dr. Thea James BMC
Closing the Digital Divide in Black America
From McKinsey & Co. (an H2HC member): Five steps could help to bring broadband and digital equity to every Black household in the United States—urban and rural—while bolstering efforts to crea...
Closing the digital divide in Black America