Health Equity

No Equity Without Everyone: Philanthropy Must Fully Include People With Disabilities (Opinion) – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

RWJF and Ford Foundation are leading an effort to “mainstream” disability in philanthropy. Source: No Equity Without Everyone: Philanthropy Must Fully Include People With Disabilities (Opinion) – The Chronicle of Philanthropy This year, the United States will celebrate 29 years of civil-rights progress under the Americans With Disabilities Act. And yet the more than 56 …

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Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives

Source: Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives This executive overview paper examines the many factors that are driving change in the healthcare industry.2 It covers the social determinants of health and introduces a smarter approach to care that enables healthcare providers to personalize programs, services and treatments based on …

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Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies

Source: Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies This brief explores opportunities to better address patients’ non-medical needs, including: (1) identifying patients’ non-medical needs; (2) employing non-traditional workers; (3) partnering with community-based organizations and social service agencies; (4) testing new uses for technology to …

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Compounded Disparities: Health Equity at the Intersection of Disability, Race, and Ethnicity

Source: Compounded Disparities: Health Equity at the Intersection of Disability, Race, and Ethnicity – NEW : Health and Medicine Division DOWNLOAD PDF: Compounded Disparities – Intersection of Disabilities Race and Ethnicity AUTHORS: Silvia Yee, LL.B., M.A., Mary Lou Breslin, M.A., Tawara D. Goode, M.A., Susan M. Havercamp, Ph.D., FAAIDD, Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D., Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., …

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