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By Julie Oehlert | Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018
In the following interview, Vidant Health Chief Experience Officer Julie Kennedy Oehlert describes how Vidant Health is focusing on increasing the equity of their workforce to help attain health equity for their community. Vidant Health is one of eight health care organizations taking part in IHI’s Pursuing Equity initiative.


Tag(s): Equitable Care Delivery, Leadership
By | Thursday, Jun 07, 2018
The Chief Executive of the East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT), Dr. Navina Evans, was recently named one of the most influential NHS chief executives in England. In a recent interview, she shared what she’s learned about what she calls “inclusive leadership.”


Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Equitable Care Delivery, Culture of Safety
By Jacqueline Alves Torres | Monday, May 07, 2018
I went from maternal health expert to obstetric patient so fast. As a black woman, I found myself wondering what might have happened if I had arrived with only my husband who is also black, and without a group of white doctors.


Tag(s): Maternal and Child Health, Perinatal Care, Equitable Care Delivery, Latin America
By America Bracho | Friday, Apr 06, 2018
America Bracho, MD, MPH, is the CEO of Latino Health Access, a center for health promotion and disease prevention in California. In this interview, she talks about how to look beyond the health care system for the answers to to chronic health problems like diabetes and obesity.


Tag(s): Chronic Condition, Equitable Care Delivery, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Triple Aim for Populations, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement
By Michael Hanak | Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018
Rush University Medical Center decided to analyze their own data to see if there were disparities in the care they were providing. What they learned led them to find out more from patients and communities about how Rush could partner with others to provide better care to more people.


Tag(s): Equitable Care Delivery, Measurement for Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations, Pursuing Equity
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