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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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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14 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

St. Louis Health Equity Meeting

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Office of Minority Health and Office on Women’s Health are hosting a regional meeting in St Louis focused on promising practices and ways communities are closing health disparities. The event is free and lunch is provided but registration is required. Health […]

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03 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

All Perspectives Required: Practice Makes Progress

Part III (This is the third installment in Healthier LGBT Populations – A Call for Perspective and Patience. Read Parts I and II.) “While we talk about the importance of practicing evidence-based medicine, the reality is that medical science is still very much an art. This is particularly true when caring for sexual minorities, since […]

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19 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Provider Perspective: Making Limited Time Count to Build Trust

The Journal of the American Medical Association published an article titled, “The Columbo Phenomenon” (Frolkis, 2013). The author thrusts the reader back in time to highlight Peter Falk, the actor who starred as Columbo in the popular detective television film beginning in 1968. Columbo was famous for ending each episode with, “Just one more thing…” […]

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31 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Collaborate or Perish: Maybe not so far from the truth…

Collaborate! That is the clarion call heard throughout all facets of our current health care environment. From patient-doctor relationships to ACA-related federal grant applications, collaboration is recognized as economically efficient and is more and more frequently a mandated requirement for funding. As the Missouri Foundation for Health and the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative convene leaders […]

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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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28 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Agenda for 9/19 MOHEC Columbia Regional Mtg

Building Health Equity in the Mid-Missouri Region September 19, 2012 | 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. Stotler Lounge, Memorial Student Union University of Missouri, Columbia, MO Overall objective: To share the latest data and best practices aimed at reducing health disparities throughout Missouri. Goals: Share best practices and lessons learned. Allow partners throughout the region […]

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04 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Save the Date: Healthy Lives – Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri One Community at a time!

The “Healthy Lives- Healthy Communities: Building Health Equity in Missouri One Community at a time” conference will take place on April 27, 2012, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Columbia.  The keynote speaker will be Dr. Thomas LaVeist from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, one o the most known health disparities researchers […]

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04 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Missouri Rural Health Biennial 2011 Report

From Missouri DHSS, the 2010-2011 Missouri Rural Health Report is rich with data related to Missouri’s underserved, rural populations. Download the most recent report or archives at http://health.mo.gov/living/families/ruralhealth/publications.php.

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