CONNECTING THROUGH EDUCATION

Achieving Health Equity – What’s Data Got to Do with It?

Raymond Cox, MD, MBA
Executive Director
Volunteers in Medicine Clinic

The purpose/goal(s) of this activity is to enable healthcare providers to have an increased understanding of the use of data to improve health equity.

Objectives:

  • Describe the difference between disparities and equity and how this impacts healthcare costs
  • Explain how inequities impact safety, quality, risk management and cost
  • Discuss metrics needed to identify needs for improving health equity

1.0 Contact Hour