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October 2014 Webinars

United States Department of Health and Human Services' Center for Faith-based Neighborhood Partnerships

  • Got Coverage? Next Steps in Using Your Insurance
    • October 8, 2014: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm EST
      • Many people now have health insurance but may not know how to use it. This webinar and conference call will discuss how to read your insurance card, how to find a doctor, what you need to know in making an appointment and what to do in case you have a health emergency. Key terms will be discussed as well as recommended health screenings. Please send your questions to prior to October 8 at 10 am ET.

United States Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Minority Health and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

  • Health Literacy and Latino Communities
    • October 9, 2014: 2 pm EST
    • In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, OMH and CMS invite you to learn about tools and resources available to organizations serving Latino communities to help improve health literacy and understanding of the Health Insurance Marketplace.  This webinar will provide an overview of consumer-friendly information on how health insurance works and how to use it - including the Coverage to Care roadmap - and where to find additional resources.
      • No Pre-Registration Needed
        • In Spanish
          • URL:
          • Conference Number: PW8659453
          • Passcode: 9529414
          • Dial-In Number: 1-888-455-1840
        • In English
          • URL:
          • Conference number: PW8659453
          • Passcode: 9529414
          • Dial-in number: 1-888-455-1840

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence

  • Making Data Meaningful: Monitoring Performance in Quality and Equity
    • October 14, 2014: 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm EST
      • This HPOE webinar held by the Institute for Diversity and Symposium for Leaders in Healthcare Quality highlights key lessons learned from the Disparities Solutions Center (DSC) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the 2014 AHA Equity of Care award winner in regards to dashboards and reports. DSC Disparities Leadership Program alumnus CHE Trinity Health will also share lessons learned, key do's and don'ts, as well as practical steps to both get started and advance ongoing initiatives in equity measurement and monitoring. 
      • Presenters:
        • Joseph R. Betancourt, MD, MPH, Director, Disparities Solutions Center at MGH
        • Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Deputy Director, Disparities Solutions Center at MGH
        • Laura Archbold, RN, MBA, Vice President, UCO Operations, CHE Trinity Health

Institute for Diversity in Health Management and AHA Member Relations

  • The new Science of Unconscious Bias: Workforce and Patient Care Implications
    • October 22, 2014: 2:00 pm EST
      • In the past, bias was regarded as conscious and intentional. Today, however, bias is regarded as largely unconscious and unintentional.  David B. Hunt, president and CEO, Critical Measures, LLC will explore the science behind this shift in thinking and the implications of unconscious bias research for the workforce and for caring for racially and culturally diverse patients.

Health Literacy Maryland

  • Designing Health Information: What Every Health Professional Needs To Know
    • October 24, 2014: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm EST
      • We rely heavily on the written word for health communication - inprinted health education materials and on the Web. And while we may agonize (appropriately) over the content of our messages, how we display those messages has immense influence over our audiences. Whether you design your own print and web documents or work with a graphic design department, this webinar is for you! Don't let small font, drab text, or bad clip art compromise your health education products.This webinar will look at some of the ways visual design affects perception, comprehension, human motivation, and decision-making.

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence

  • Health Care Equity and Organizational Change: Training for a Purpose
    • October 29, 2014: 1:00 pm- 2:00 pm EST
      • This webinar highlights the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), which was recognized as a finalist for the AHA's inaugural Equity of Care Award for innovative and strategic methods for providing training to employees on issues of health care equity and culturally-appropriate care. Through HFHS's Healthcare Equity Campaign and subsequent health care equity initiatives, HFHS focuses on building capacity and expertise among health system leaders in order to raise awareness and provide tools to improve organizational cultural competence.