Health Equity

Health Equity

Why We Shouldn't Ask Kids to Interpret for Their Parents

Asking children to serve as interpreters for parents with limited English proficiency can be harmful to the patient and unfair to the child.

Oct. 26, 2023

Growing Diverse Leaders From Within

A career development program helps front-line employees grow their careers and become leaders in the hospital.

Nov. 17, 2023

Addressing Racism Across an Organization

Seattle Children’s is using a three-phased approach to promote racial equity.

Oct. 16, 2023

Advancing Digital Health Equity

A children’s hospital collaborates with community partners to improve technological literacy and access.

Sep. 21, 2023

Addressing Social Determinants for Employees

A children’s hospital commits resources to support and empower employees affected by social determinants of health.

Aug. 30, 2023

Mapping the Patient Experience for Rural Alaskan Populations

Understanding the patient’s journey helps build health equity and streamline processes.

May 19, 2023

An Effective Way to Assess DEI at Children’s Hospitals

How one children’s hospital uses its safety reporting system to track respect and dignity incidents.

April 12, 2023

Reducing Disparities in Lactation Support

This program removes barriers to breastfeeding by increasing support and access to lactation counseling.

April 05, 2023

A Creative Way to Make Time for DEI Training

This approach enhances current medical training programs with emphasis on DEI and social determinants of health.

March 29, 2023

Children's Hospitals Are Committed to DEI

Learn how Children's Hospital Association and our members are incorporating diversity, equity and inclusion to improve children's health care.

Feb. 13, 2023