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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Quality Field Notes - Issue Brief on Equity

This issue brief on equity from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation describes efforts by its Aligning Forces for Quality program sites to reduce disparities in the quality of care for racial and ethnic minorities. 85 more words

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Mathematica Policy Research: Reducing Health Care Disparities - Where Are We Now?

This issue brief from Mathematica Policy Research examines current progress on reducing health care disparities, based on a literature search and key informant interviews with eight national researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders. 181 more words

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National Quality Forum: Risk Adjustment for Socioeconomic Status, Race, and Ethnicity

The National Quality Forum (NQF) has initiated a new project on risk adjustment for socioeconomic status (SES), race, and ethnicity in measuring and reporting on health care quality measures.   534 more words

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Covered California: Addressing Health Equity and Health Disparities

This policy brief prepared by Covered California, the state-based health insurance exchange established through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), describes the multiple ways in which the exchange will be identifying and addressing issues of health disparities and advancing health equity.   125 more words

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White House Summit on Achieving eHealth Equity

This is the summary report from the February 2013 White House Summit on Acieving eHealth Equity convened by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of National Coordinator for Health IT, Office of Minority Health, and… 136 more words

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Connecticut Health Foundation Announces Strategic Plan Focused on Health Equity

The Connecticut Health Foundation has announced a new five-year strategic plan focused on advancing health equity.  The mission of the foundation states that “Everyone deserves the opportunity for optimal health, regardless of race, ethnicity, background, or income level.   129 more words

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