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Webinar: Addressing Health Disparities: Population Health and the Value Proposition
October 21, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EDT)
Achieving health equity in clinical settings requires collaborative efforts among different stakeholders, communities, and professional sectors that contribute to efficient health systems, so that together we can successfully implement best practices that increase equity in quality of care. This webinar is designed to provide a common understanding about best practices to address health disparities as well as diverse perspectives about how participants can work within their institutions to catalyze action around health disparities.
The webinar will discuss approaches, models, and case studies to building capacity and spurring the systems changes needed to address health disparities in a coordinated way.Health Equity Initiative’s Founding President, Dr. Renata Schiavo, will be joined by Distinguished Guest Speaker Dr. Kenneth Smith, Director of Community Development and Health Policy; and Interim Director, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, University of Texas Medical Branch.