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Gap in Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Between Black and White Women Has Narrowed Over Three Decades
Gap in Breast Cancer Mortality Rates Between Black and White Women Has Narrowed Over Three Decades

Black women still have twice the rate of breast cancer death than their white counterparts

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Gene Variant Linked to Unnecessary Bone Marrow Biopsies in African Americans
Gene Variant Linked to Unnecessary Bone Marrow Biopsies in African Americans

Findings show how using genetic data could reduce a racial health disparity

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AMA Adopts New Policy to Increase Diversity in Physician Workforce
AMA Adopts New Policy to Increase Diversity in Physician Workforce

Furthering the American Medical Association's (AMA) commitment to racial justice and equity within the medical profession and society as a whole, and building on the recent release of its strategic plan to embed racial justice and advance health equity, the AMA adopted policy during the Special Meeting of its House of Delegates this week aimed at improving the diversity of the physician workforce.

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AMA Adopts Guidelines that Confront Systemic Racism in Medicine

Guidelines for health care organizations provide direction on effective anti-discrimination policies

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World Premiere of 10 short films about Black Mental Health and/or Immigrant Mental Health

Art With Impact is premiering 10 new, five minute films that address mental health in Black and/or Immigrant communities at VOICES WITH IMPACT 2021, an online festival for films and ideas around underrepresented topics related to mental health, June 21-25, 2021.

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HUED Founder Kimberly Wilson Joins USA Fibroid Centers as Brand Ambassador to Spur Fibroid Awareness
Kimberly Wilson
HUED Founder Kimberly Wilson Joins USA Fibroid Centers as Brand Ambassador to Spur Fibroid Awareness

Kimberly Wilson, the developer and founder of HUED, a healthcare technology startup that strives to connect Black and Latino patients with culturally competent providers, has been named a Fibroid Ambassador for USA Fibroid Centers.

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HCA HEALTHCARE TO GIVE $10 MILLION TO HBCUs AND HSIs
HCA HEALTHCARE TO GIVE $10 MILLION TO HBCUs AND HSIs

Organization to provide funding aimed at creating a more diverse pipeline of healthcare professionals and leaders

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HCA Healthcare Announces $50 Million Fund To Provide Grants In 25 Communities It Serves
HCA Healthcare Announces $50 Million Fund To Provide Grants In 25 Communities It Serves

Healthier Tomorrow Fund to support partnerships focused on addressing high priority community needs and health equity

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AMA statement on police brutality in Chicago
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Health Equity Collaborative Leads National Community Organizations in Submitting New Health Equity Guidelines to Lawmakers

A coalition of 33 progressive, civil rights, and multicultural organizations sent a letter to Congress and the Biden administration outlining new guidelines to elevate health equity.

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AHA Is Looking For Hospitals And Community Partners To Advance Health Equity

Applications for the 2021 Hospital Community Collaborative Cohort are now open.

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AHIP Submits Testimony for Senate Hearing on COVID-19 and Improving Health Equity

March 25, 2021 - This morning, AHIP submitted testimony to the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee for its hearing on "Examining Our COVID-19 Response: Improving Health Equity and Outcomes by Addressing Health Disparities."

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Part 11: Making It Plain: What Black America Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Vaccines
Part 11: Making It Plain: What Black America Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Vaccines
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Part 1: Making It Plain: What Black America Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Vaccines
Part 1: Making It Plain: What Black America Needs to Know About COVID-19 and Vaccines

Living in a multigenerational home has become increasingly common in the United States. One in five Americans currently live in a home with multiple generations.

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New award from The Joint Commission, Kaiser Permanente, recognizes improvements in health care disparities
New award from The Joint Commission, Kaiser Permanente, recognizes improvements in health care disparities

The Bernard J. Tyson Award for Excellence in Pursuing Health Care Equity honors the late chief executive officer and reform advocate

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Leading health care groups urge bolstered collection of race, ethnicity data during COVID-19 vaccinations

Three leading national health care advocacy organizations urged all health care professionals to redouble efforts to collect and report race and ethnicity data when administering COVID-19 vaccinations.

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AHIP Launches Health Equity Spotlight to Continue Health Equity Conversation
AHIP Launches Health Equity Spotlight to Continue Health Equity Conversation

Every American deserves access to affordable, high-quality care. For far too long, discrimination and systemic racism have served as barriers to health equity for minority and underserved communities.

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AMA, Satcher Health Leadership Institute launch new physician fellowship program to confront health inequities
AMA, Satcher Health Leadership Institute launch new physician fellowship program to confront health inequities

First-of-its-kind initiative aims to reshape the future of health equity advocacy, improve health outcomes

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AHLA Announces Special Issue of the Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law
AHLA Announces Special Issue of the Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law

The American Health Law Association (AHLA) announces a special December 2021 issue of the Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law focused on "Emerging Issues in Health Equity in the United States: Legal, Legislative, and Policy Perspectives."

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AMA statement on Biden administration's plan to advance racial equity
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AHA ANNOUNCES REALIGNMENT TO STRENGTHEN FOCUS ON HEALTH EQUITY AND WORKFORCE STRATEGIES

Joy Lewis Tapped as Senior Vice President for Health Equity Strategies and Robyn Begley Expands Responsibilities

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Nashville Health Care Council and NashvilleHealth Hosts Pfizer and Ascension for Conversation on Health Equity
Nashville Health Care Council and NashvilleHealth Hosts Pfizer and Ascension for Conversation on Health Equity

Last Thursday, the Nashville Health Care Council and NashvilleHealth hosted "Conversations on Health Equity and Action to Eliminate Disparities: Part Three," the third in a three-part series exploring health inequity and its long-standing threat to business and community growth and vitality.

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New AMA Policy Recognizes Police Brutality as Product of Structural Racism

Physicians, residents and medical students at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Special Meeting of its House of Delegates (HOD) recognized the detrimental public health consequences of violent law enforcement interactions in adopted policy addressing the need for policing reform.

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New AMA policies recognize race as a social, not biological, construct

CHICAGO -- In support of efforts to confront our country's history of racism and injustice, the nation's leading physicians voted to adopt two new policies today recognizing race as a social construct -- rather than a biological construct -- at the American Medical Association's (AMA) Special Meeting of its House of Delegates (HOD).

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AMA Urges Multifaceted Approach to Address Social Determinants of Health

At the Special Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates, physicians adopted policies today to address social determinants of health as part of health insurance coverage.

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