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Championing Health Equity for All

03 November 2021

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal - Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

City Health Dashboard

03 November 2021

City Health Dashboard - Data Insights, deep-dives into Dashboard data that provide new perspectives on a metric, region, population, or issue. Explore our first one focused on broadband access in U.S. cities.

Health Equity Challenges in Rural America

03 November 2021

Reflecting across our more than 20-year collaboration of studying rural health issues, we can’t help but observe that interest in the health and well-being of rural U.S. residents appears to be at an all-time high.

Health Equity Is Radiology's Lane Blog Post

03 November 2021

Dr. Geraldine McGinty discussed the role of Radiology in Health Equity.

Health in Rural America: Innovative Solutions to Address Disparities

03 November 2021

America is facing a complex rural health crisis. Increasing urbanization leaves behind an older, sicker, and poorer population in rural America that may struggle with social determinants of health like access to medical care and healthy meals.

HealthLandscape - Visualize Data

03 November 2021

HealthLandscape is a suite of data visualization tools that helps you find insights to improve health care.

How 3 major policy moves cement AMA’s commitment to health equity

03 November 2021

The impact of three historic AMA policies decrying the harms of racism in health care, the story of how these policies came to be and a look at what they may mean for the future of U.S. medicine are outlined here.

Meanings and Misunderstandings: A Social Determinants of Health Lexicon for Health Care Systems

03 November 2021

Health care systems and policymakers in the United States increasingly use language related to social determinants of health in their strategies to improve health and control costs, but the terms used are often misunderstood, conflated, and confused.

Narrowing the Gap: Imaging Disparities in Radiology

03 November 2021

Radiology needs comprehensive solutions to provide equitable access to imaging and contribute to decreasing health disparities between Black and White individuals in the United States.

Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE)

03 November 2021

The Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patients’ Assets, Risks, and Experiences (PRAPARE) is a national effort to help health centers and other providers collect the data needed to better understand and act on their patients’ social determinants of health.

RLI Taking the Lead Podcast: Leading for Access, Amy K. Patel, MD

03 November 2021

What do the WWE, the Kansas City Chiefs and voice lessons have to do with being a radiology leader? Join host Geoffrey Rubin, MD, MBA, FACR, and guest Amy K. Patel, MD, to find out.

Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health

03 November 2021

This calculator is designed to help community-based organizations and their health system partners plan sustainable financial arrangements to fund the delivery of social services to high-need, high-cost (HNHC) patients.

Social Determinants of Health

03 November 2021

Many traditional SDOH frameworks lack the explicit naming of systems of oppression that cause disparities in health determinants. Praxis' SDOH framework aims to incorporate these systems of oppression and to highlight the root causes of these determinants from a justice and community power perspective.

Radiology's Role in Overcoming Health Disparities for Children

02 November 2021

This article, and corresponding video, explores causes of health inequity for children and provides examples of small and large changes that radiologists can make or be a part of to break down barriers to care.

ABR Radiology Health Equity Coalition Video

29 October 2021

Brent Wagner, MD, discusses the Radiology Health Equity Coalition in this video from the ABR.