Health disparities can be defined as inequalities that exist when members of certain population groups do not benefit from the same health status as other groups. The evolving definition of diversity is inclusive of race, ethnicity, language preference, disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, and socioeconomic factors. Health equity is the attainment of the highest level of health for all people. Healthcare disparities impact quality of care, health outcomes, and overall cost of care.
This workshop will help hospitals develop a blueprint for action to better meet the needs of their patients and community.
- Joseph Betancourt, M.D., MPH, Director, Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital
- Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Deputy Director, Disparities Solutions Center at Massachusetts General Hospital
- James Ross, AEMT, BSN, MSHA, President and CEO, West Tennessee Healthcare, and Chair, THA’s Council on Inclusion and Health Equity
Plan to attend a FREE one-day workshop at THA that will help you:
- Apply and use race, ethnicity and language data for quality efforts
- Identify strategies for addressing disparities
- Improve health outcomes in underserved patient populations
By the end of the day, you will have a blueprint for action to better meet the needs of your patients and community. Download the save the date flyer. For more information, contact Patrice Mayo. or Yolanda James.