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29 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Talk it Out with your Doc (LGBT Health Literacy)

Want to know how to better interact with your doctors, nurses, and their office staff? Unsure of how to determine if your doctor’s office is a safe and accepting space? Wondering how to find a provider who is LGBT friendly? We’ll be providing information and real world examples of how to find a doctor you’re […]

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01 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

New Effective Patient-Centered Health Care Resources from AHRQ

Trying to make more informed decisions about health care for your family, yourself or your patients? The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released new materials on effective, patient-centered health care to help. Overview of AHRQ Effective Health Care Program AHRQ consumer guides AHRQ consumer and clinician guides AHRQ tools and resources (including continuing […]

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03 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Think Cultural Health from the Office of Minority Health, DHHS

The Department of Health and Human Services through the Office of Minority Health Think Cultural Health Program has a section of tools and resources that your organization may find useful in addressing some of the major challenges in providing cultural effective care. If you are interested, please see the links below: Think-Speak-Act Cultural Health: Part […]

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13 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Advancing Health Equity for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

This report published by the Joint Center for Political and Economical Studies is a comprehensive review of general and specific ACA provisions with the potential to significantly improve health and health care for millions of diverse populations and their communities. Authors: Dennis P.Andrulis, Ph.D, MPH Nadia J. Siddiqui, MPH Jonathan Purtle, MSc Lisa Duchon, Ph.D., […]

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20 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Segregated Spaces, Risky Places: The Effects of Racial Segregation on Health Inequalities

Thomas A. LaVeist Darrell Gaskin Antonio J. Trujillo This report from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies looks at the relationship between residential segregation and health inequalities and health disparities. Please see the full report at the following link: Segragated Spaces Report Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, with support from Poverty […]

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12 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Closing The Gap: Increasing Access and Equity

The International Council of Nurses, a a federation of more than 130 national nurses associations, has released the Closing the gap:Increasing Access and Equity toolkit. The document looks at gaps in the health status and life expectancy between different populations. It also looks at the importance of the social determinants of health and the role […]

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11 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Closing the gap in a generation: Health equity through action on the social determinants of health

The World Health Organization just released the Commission on Social Determinants of Health Final Report. The report looks at the global health inequities, the need for action, the evidence, the stakeholders, and at the extent to which daily living conditions influence health around the world. The WHO also provides a list of recommendations to achieving […]

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11 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

GayData.org

This site was created by Dr. Randall Sell and is maintained by the Program for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health at Drexel University, School of Public Health.

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04 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

County Health Calculator

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation along with the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Center on Human Needs has put together the County Health Calculator to illustrate the connection between social factors and health. The County Health Calculator is an interactive, online application that shows by county, the impact that education and income have on the health and […]

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19 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

HHS’ Action Plan to Reduce Racial & Ethnic Health Disparities

From HHS: “The HHS Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities outlines goals and actions HHS will take to reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities. With the HHS Disparities Action Plan, the Department commits to continuously assessing the impact of all policies and programs on racial and ethnic health disparities. It […]

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