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Events In Health Disparities

September 2014 Webinars

United States Department of Health and Human Services

  • Prevention and Population Health Education Across the Health Profession: A Health Profession: A Healthy People 2020 Spotlight On Health
    • September 9, 2014: 2014: 1:00pm- 2:30pm EST
      • Join Healthy People 2020 and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research to learn about the role prevention and population health  play in health professions education and training, and hear from the University of Texas Medical Branch and Duke University how they are advancing prevention education utilizing an interprofessional team approach. You will also learn how to access resources for developing curricula and collaborative learning experiences for prevention and population health education across various health professions.

PRISM

  • Diversity and Disparities: Findings from the Benchmark Study of U.S. Hospitals in 2013
    • September 9, 2014: 3:00pm EST
      • This uniquely informative 1 ½ hour webinar will provide participants with the most up to date information on the progress hospitals are making in their efforts to manage diversity, evolve into culturally competent organizations and eliminate disparities in care. The source of the data comes from a 2013 national survey of 1,109 hospitals or 19% of the field. The results represent the aggregate findings from the survey and various data points will be compared to the data collected from the 2011 survey making this webinar a true benchmarking presentation
    • Register

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence

  • Stategically Pursuing the Triple Aim at St. Charles Health System
    • September 11, 2014: 2:00pm- 3:00pm EST
      • Join us for a webinar showcasing the transformational journey of St. Charles Health System in Bend, Oregon as it pursues the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI)Triple Aim of simultaneously improving the health of
        the population, enhancing the patient experience and outcomes and reducing per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities.

National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities (NPA)

AHA Solutions

    • September 18, 2014: 1:00pm- 2:00pm EST
      • Learn how Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, a multi-state, multi-hospital system provides language services across all facilities while optimizing costs. Talking points include how Wheaton Franciscan:
        • Collects data to determine cost per encounter
        • Uses data to determine where cost efficiencies arise
        • Structures its large, multi-faceted language services program
        • Encourages physician and staff engagement through training

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence

  • The Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative: Improving Maternity Care and Increasing Breastfeeding Rates
    • September 23, 2014: 2:00pm- 3:00pm EST
      • The American Hospital Association's Section for Maternal & Child Health and the National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ) joint webinar presents information and resources on the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI), which helps hospitals improve their maternity practices to better support mothers who choose to breastfeed.
      • This webinar will describe the BFHI, the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding and feature a hospital success story shared by the CEO of Providence Hospital, who will talk about applications of quality improvement to drive change in practice to help mothers successfully breastfeed.

Rainbow Healthcare Leaders Association 

  • What You Need to Know About Transgender Healthcare
    • September 24, 2014: 2:00pm- 3:00pm EST
      • This webinar will provide context and background for health needs of transgender people, detail barriers within health systems, explain recent changes in relevant state and federal laws, and provide guidance for system improvements in administrative and clinical settings.

Institute for Diversity

Bruce Adelson & Federal Compliance Consulting LLC