A concrete outgrowth of the Disparities Leadership Program and the Health Care Quality and Equity Action Forum has been the development of a Pediatric Health Equity Collaborative comprised of 11 organizations working together with the goals of establishing best practices, lessons learned, and recommendations for the field with regard to race, ethnicity, language, and other demographic data collection in pediatric care settings.
Click here for an example of how one organization collects data to facilitate culturally competent communication between patients and providers.
Click here for a working document that describes data collection practices of several PHEC member organizations within 6 key domains.
For more information, contact:
Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH
Deputy Director of The Disparities Solutions Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
50 Staniford Street, 9th Floor, Suite 901
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 643-2916