health equity

By Dave Muoio 12:12 pm May 27, 2020
As COVID-19's opening salvo on the healthcare system gradually gives way to long-term mitigation efforts, much of the public health focus is shifting away from the four walls of the hospital. Now, community-support services have found themselves shouldering a heavy burden of social isolation and nonessential business closures that, without proper support, could lead to new social determinant of...
By Laura Lovett 04:27 pm April 22, 2020
While coronavirus has swept across the entirety of the United States, several vulnerable groups are being hit the hardest.  Communities of color, the elderly, and the incarcerated population are facing some of the greatest challenges in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.  Last week a group of panelists discussed the impact of COVID-19 on these communities during HIMSS 20 Digital’s webinar “The...