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Data for Addressing Health Disparities

January 13, 2015. In this session of Hot Topics in Practice, Teresa Litton, MPH, discusses ways public health and health care professionals can use data to jointly address health disparities and lead health systems reform in their state.

Quick Facts

Topics: Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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Description

In this one hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Teresa Litton, MPH, discusses ways public health and health care professionals can use data to jointly address health disparities and lead health systems reform in their state.

Air date: January 13, 2015, noon to 1 p.m. (PT)

Learning Objectives

  • Increase knowledge of the Washington Health Alliance as a partner in health system transformation and population health efforts.
  • Increase understanding of health care data available through the Washington Health Alliance.
  • Identify five key findings from the Washington Health Alliance’s 2014 Disparities in Care report.

    Intended Audience

    Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; primary care and preventive medicine clinicians and administrators; hospitals and other community-serving organizations

    Slides and Resources

    Quick Facts

    Topics: Vulnerable Populations & Health Disparities

    Format: Webinar

    Time: 1 hour

    Cost: Free

    Presenter

    Teresa Litton, MPH, Project Manager, Washington Health Alliance

    Discussion Questions

    These questions are designed to further your thinking on the topic covered in this webinar. You may print and discuss them with colleagues and other members of your organization before or after watching this webinar.

    1. What indicators are most helpful to identify and track disparities in health care?
    2. Are some disparities in care (e.g. access to care, health screenings, chronic disease management) more amenable to the public health approach than others?
    3. How can public health and health care collaborate to address disparities in care? 

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