27 June 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri is working with the Missouri Hospital Association and Missouri Primary Care Association to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation and gender identity. The goal is to eliminate health disparities and create inclusive health care […]

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14 April 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Building Inclusive Clinic workshop scheduled in Kirksville

In collaboration with NCCJ St Louis we are providing the Building Inclusive Clinics workshops in Kirksville this Spring. The BIC is a one day introductory inclusion workshop that provides awareness-building through short presentations, experiential activities, reflection and dialogue. Participants will: Develop an awareness of one’s self in the process of socialization and one’s role in […]

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13 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

National Minority Health Month – Missouri Latino Health Survey

As we celebrate National Minority Health Month in April, the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) wants to raise awareness about health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity. MOHEC has worked the past couple of years to better understand Latino immigrants’ perspective on: 1) the process they […]

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19 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities Conference, April 25, 2014, Columbia, Missouri

Register now! Brochure/Final Program The Center for Health Policy and the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative are hosting the Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities conference Friday, April 25, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Standard Time) in Columbia, Missouri. This conference will raise participants’ awareness of health disparities, analyze the root causes of those […]

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05 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Leave the Stigmas Behind

If I labeled you as, “crazy,” “stupid,” “lazy,” “incompetent,” “a monster,” or “a drama queen,” I would venture to guess that you would not find that flattering. As children we might be told, “Sticks and stones may break our bones…”, and hurtful words are not a big deal. What that childhood mantra does not take […]

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03 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Building Health Equity in Springfield – Presentations available online!!

Thank you very much to all the participants at the Building Health Equity in Springfield meeting that took place  November 15th in Springfield, Missouri. For those who couldn’t attend the meeting, please find below the slides from each of our great presenters. 1.  Perspectives from Newcomer Patients about Accessing the Health Care System Presenter: Steve […]

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03 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Building Health Equity in Missouri Bootheel – Presentations available online!!

Thank you very much to all the participants at the Building Health Equity in the Missouri Bootheel meeting that took place  November 14 in Sikeston, Missouri. For those who couldn’t attend the meeting, please find below the slides from each of our great presenters. 1. Access to Health Care Services: Perspectives from Patients with Mental […]

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22 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Building Health Equity in Greater St. Louis – Presentations available online!!

Thank you very much to all the participants at the Building Health Equity in Greater St Louis meeting that took place  October 19th in St Louis, Missouri. For those who couldn’t attend the meeting, please find below the slides from each of our great presenters. 1.  Using a Community Modeling Plan to Change Nutritional Paradigms […]

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20 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Building Health Equity in Mid-Missouri – Presentations available online now!

Thank you very much for all the participants at the Building Health Equity in Mid-Missouri meeting that took place  September 19th in Columbia, Missouri. For those who couldn’t attend the meeting, please find below the slides from each of our great presenters . Perspectives from Newcomer Patients about Accessing the Health Care System Presenter: Steve […]

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16 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities Keynote – Dr. Darrell Kirch

Darrell G. Kirch, MD, President and CEO, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) presented “Can America Achieve Health Equity?”

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