Advancing Health Equity Into Practice for Improved Outcomes
Disparities in healthcare continue to be an issue across the world. Hear how one organization addresses disparities as a part of our mission to serve our community with the goal of improving health and decreasing the burden of disease. At Penn Medicine, we aim to provide high quality, family-centered care for all of our patients, regardless of personal characteristics while delivering such equitable care within an inclusive clinical learning environment that support all members of a diverse workforce. In this presentation, we will share key strategies, system build, and active initiatives that pursue health equity using the EHR and other tools. As part of this discussion, Penn Medicine will share how we leverage technical solutions to serve patient populations in our diverse communities.
- Explain how to implement health equity principles into technical solutions
- Identify key equity principles that inspire clinical tool development
- Describe a structure and process of a health equity center that can drive initiatives into technical solutions