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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18 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

MOHEC and EHRs Workgroup Meeting

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative ( MOHEC) EHR working group is  devoted to examining how we should and could be using current and emerging data to identify and target specific health disparities in Missouri.  This group will also be charged with proactively planning how to educate consumers on their right to have a copy of […]

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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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