Health Equity Resources for Healthcare Professionals
Health equity is the state in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. Achieving this requires ongoing societal efforts to address historical and contemporary injustices; overcome economic, social, and other obstacles to health and healthcare; and eliminate preventable health disparities.
TDC Group is dedicated to providing risk management strategies to address health equity in healthcare and to help achieve better care outcomes.
Social Risk, Health Inequity, and Patient Safety
Explore how social factors that affect health, called social determinants, add a new dimension to healthcare and enterprise risk. These social risks are probably amenable to the strategies patient safety and risk management professionals already employ, such as enterprise risk management, a culture of safety, and just culture.
Improving Diagnostic Safety for Patients of Color
Each year, roughly 12 million Americans are affected by diagnostic error. Due to inequities in healthcare access and health outcomes, BIPOC patients may experience greater risk through a combination of factors, including reduced access to care, communication barriers, and explicit racial bias upon presenting for care.
An Unequal Burden: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Health Outcomes
Strategies to reduce disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality include firm commitments from healthcare system leaders, standardizing key aspects of care, and taking advantage of community partnerships.
Solutions for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
Leading experts discuss how medical professionals and organizations can make healthcare safer by making it more equitable in this 60-minute on-demand webinar.
Diagnosis Impacts for Patients of Color
Learn how implicit bias can lead to diagnosis delays or incorrect diagnoses for patients of color.
Additional Health Equity Resources
Read additional articles and take free accredited education courses on health equity topics.