Tag Archives: Health Disparities

Can Electronic Health Records Lower Health Disparities?

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. A newly-released study indicates that switching to electronic health records might help close health gaps between black and white Americans. The  study is based on a survey of doctors across the U.S. It includes … Continue reading

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Younger Americans Face Great Health Disparities: Study

The gap between the least healthy and most healthy people has increased substantially among young American adults, new research suggests. Among those born early in the 20th century and on through the “baby boom” years (1946-1964), health disparities among generations … Continue reading

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Office of Minority Health Resources

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. OMH Cultural Competency Website https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/ Check out OMH’s enhanced cultural competency web portal, a one-stop shop for all cultural competency resources and training opportunities. New! Search OMH Library Catalog Online http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/opac.aspx OMH … Continue reading

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Why Place and Race Matter

The following post appeared on the BHIC Blog. http://bit.ly/jyaJ7W PolicyLink is a national research and action institute that uses the tagline: “advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.” They’ve recently released a report called, “Why Place and … Continue reading

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Webcast: HHS’ Action Plan to Reduce Health Disparities

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. “http://t.co/BuHqdcH Kaiser Family Foundation Monday, April 25 at 1 p.m. ET /12 p.m. CT/ 11 a.m.  MT/ 10 a.m. PT This April 25, 2011, Today’s Topics in Health Disparities webcast examines the … Continue reading

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Webcast: HHS Action Plan for Reducing Health Disparities

http://www.visualwebcaster.com/NPALaunch View the webcast on April 8th at 10ET/11CT/12MT for the launch of the NPA’s National Stakeholder Strategy for Achieving Health Equity and the HHS Action Plan for Reducing Health Disparities. This roadmap for reducing health and health care disparities … Continue reading

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Office of Minority Health Resource Center – Knowledge Center

The following was posted by Siobhan Champ-Blackwell on the BHIC Blog, after her visit to the Knowledge Center. http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlid=62 The Office of Minority Health has a mission to improve and protect the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through … Continue reading

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Office of Minority Health Knowledge Center

The following was posted on the CAPHIS listserv. “The Office of Minority Health – Knowledge Center has a specialized collection of consumer health and research materials related to minority health, cultural competency, and health disparities issues. View the monthly list … Continue reading

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Minority Health Resources

The following was posted on the CAPHIS listserv by Faye Williams; Library Services Manager; Office of Minority Health Resource Center; Rockville, MD. Faye said -” I would like to make you aware of some new library resources available on our … Continue reading

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Minority Health Webcast

32nd Annual Minority Health Conference and broadcast of the 13th Annual William T. Small, Jr. Keynote Lecture http://www.minority.unc.edu/sph/minconf/2011/broadcast/ “The Promise of Health Equity: Advancing the Discussion to Eliminate Disparities in the 21st Century” Friday, February 25, 2011, 2:00-3:30pm EST). Dr. … Continue reading

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