Disparities Leadership Program Projects

Our Disparities Leadership Program Closing Meeting features infographic poster sessions highlighting the work of participating organizations. Click on any poster below for a PDF of each infographic.

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Class of 2016-2017

Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, WI
Hypertension in African Americans with Diabetes

Children’s Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
Advancing Healthcare Equity and Inclusion for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders

Bloomfield, CT
Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Boston, MA
Oral Health for All: Understanding and Impacting Oral Health Disparities

Disparities Leadership Program
Boston, MA
Bridging the Gap: Creating a Path to Address Health Disparities

Health Net
Los Angeles, CA
Capacity Building for Health Equity: Operationalizing the Model with Postpartum Care

Kaiser Permanente
Oakland, CA
Transforming Equitable Care Health Outcomes (ECHO) to Health Equity

Novant Health
Winston-Salem, NC
Addressing the High Pneumonia Readmission Rate for African-Americans

Palmetto Health
Columbia, SC
Health Equity: Decreasing COPD Readmission

Passport Health Plan
Louisville, KY
A Better Health Experience for Members

Regional One Health
Memphis, TN
Disparities Work in a Safety Net Hospital: Lessons Learned

South Carolina Hospital Association
Columbia, SC 
Cultivating Health Equity


Class of 2015-2016

Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN
Intensive Diabetes Management and Culturally Congruent Care Guides

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Health Equity Integration Initiative

Cambridge, MA
Initiative designed to increase awareness and reduce the disparities in clinical trial enrollment

Cone Health
Greensboro, NC
Increasing Access to Care for Minorities

Florida Hospital
Orlando, FL
Dismantling Healthcare Disparities through Equity

Health New England
Springfield, MA
Implementation of an Enhanced Primary Care Model in a Private Provider Setting

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
Toronto, Canada
Needs Assessment – Understanding what equity and diversity looks, feels and sounds like at Holland Bloorivew Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Lehigh Valley Health Network
Allentown, PA
Design and Implementation of LVHN’s Healthcare Equity Dashboard

Mayo Clinic Health System
St. Peter & Mantako, MN
Building Trust in our Communities

Memorial Hermann Health System
Sugar Land, TX
Advancing quality & safety by creating a Disparities Dashboard

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE
Development of a Health Equity Dashboard across the Triple Aim of a Healthcare Organization – Population Health, Quality (patient experience), and per Capita Cost

Presence Health
Chicago, IL
Designing for Diversity

San Francisco
Health Plan

San Francisco, CA
Postpartum Health Disparities

Saint Francis Care
Hartford, CT
Health Equity: An Urban Clinic Practice-Based Strategy

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, MO
REaL Data=REAL Difference

Trinity Health
Livonia, MI
Continuing the Journey to Health Equity

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ
Longitudinal Health Disparities Curriculum

University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, IL
Advancing Equity and Improving Outcomes at UCM

University of Pennsylvania & The Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Closing Veterans Health Care Disparities: Implementation of the National “Joining Forces Project” at PENN

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX
Addressing Health Disparities through Health Systems Change

University of Washington Medicine
Seattle, WA
Reducing Colorectal Cancer Screening Disparities Among Spanish-speaking Patients


Class of 2014-2015

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts 
Boston, MA
Identify interventions to increase the well visit rate and narrow the gap to HEDIS 90th percentile for all populations at Shipping Centers


Christiana Care Health System 
Wilmington, DE
The Road to Equity at Christiana Care Health System

Community Behavioral Health
Boston, MA
Barriers to Behavioral Health Service Use among Medicaid-Eligible Racial and Ethnic Minority Women with Pre-Existing Psychiatric Disorders in Philadelphia County

Hennepin County Medical Center
Minneapolis, MN
Reducing Disparities in Care: Exceptional Care Without Exception


Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital 
Ontario, Canada
Understanding Workplace Diversity and Inclusion in an Academic Pediatric Rehabilitation Centre

Louisville, KY
Non-English Clinical Disparities

Johns Hopkins Hospital 
Baltimore, MD
Understanding Socio-demographic Disparities

Kaiser Permanente 
Oakland, CA
Five Core Strategies to Reduce Disparities in Glycemic Control for Hispanic or Latino Members with Diabetes

Mayo Clinic 
Rochester, MN
Health Equity Strategic Plan

Mercy Health Partners 
Cincinnati, OH
Journey to MCI Stratified Patient and Employee Data Management Reports

Mission Health Systems 
Asheville, NC
The State of Diabetes in the Mission Health Community

Mount Sinai Hospital 
New York, NY
Using Patient Demographic Data at Point-of-Care

Nationwide Children’s Hospital 
Columbus, OH
Health Disparities in Child Protection Referrals

Nemours Children’s Health System  
Jacksonville, FL
Double Trouble for Hispanic Children: Community-Based Assessment & Intervention

Regions Hospital 
St. Paul, MN
Building the Foundation for Healthy Equity

St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children 
Philadelphia, PA
Using Food Insecurity Screening & Prescribing Fresh Food to Address Hunger in a Food Desert

Tufts Health Plan  
Watertown, MA
Business Diversity Strategy

Minneapolis, MN
Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data Collection via Partners

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare 
Glendale, WI
Health Equity Strategy Development


DSC Infographics

Understanding & Eliminating Disparities

Using Data to Improve Quality & Achieve Equity

Disparities Leadership Program

Kotter Model for Organizational Change