Quality & Equity Roadmap

Quality & Equity Roadmap
July 22, 2015 | 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. PT
San Francisco, CA | San Francisco Marriott Marquis

The 2015 Roadmap brought together health care professionals with an interest in quality, equity and excellence to advance our shared mission of providing safe, high-quality care for all patients. This event focused on the intersections of quality and equity to advance patient-centeredness, improve health outcomes and establish new paths towards success.


View the our speakers' biographies here.



Population Health Management: Is it Possible for Diverse Populations
Featuring: Richard Cordova, Araceli Esquivel, James Lee, Jerry Maki, Ed Martinez, Knitasha Washington

Creating a Culturally Responsive and Respectful Health Care System
Featuring: Margaret Lapiz

Promoting Equitable and Inclusive Care with the Healthcare Equality Index
Featuring: Tari Hanneman

Integrating Equity and Quality in Pursuit of the Triple Aim
Featuring: Nancy Schlichting

Better Care: Partnering with Quality Professionals to Impact Equity of Care
Featuring: Karen Garvey, Liz Beaudin, Joseph Betancourt

Better Health: Partnering with the Community to Impact Equity of Care
Featuring: Soma Stout, Marcos Pesquera, Rochelle Dicker

Lower Cost: Quantifiying the Impact of Quality & Equity Initiatives
Featuring: Juana Spears Slade, Paula Brown


At the 2015 Quality & Equity Roadmap, 28 organizations presented on their initaitives to increase quality and equity of care. Their storyboards are listed below. Synopses and contact information is included in the storyboard directory.

Sweet Dream Baby Bundles
Green County General Hospital | Linton, IN

Disparities Impacting HCAHPS
Baptist Health Medical Center | Little Rock, AR

Decreasing Hospital Readmission Rates for Vulnerable Patient Populations
Baptist Health Louisville | Louisville, KY

The Progression of Erlanger Health System Language Services Program
Erlanger Health System | Chattanooga, TN

Meeting the Medication Education Needs of a Rural Diverse Population
Verde Valley Medical Center | Cottonwood, AZ

Advancing Health Equity: CHA's Statewide Asthma Initaitive
Connecticut Hospital Assosication | Wallingford, Connecticut

An Interdisciplinary Care Team Approach to Improved Care Coordination for the Low Income Vulnerable Patient Population
Kentucky One Health | Louisville, KY
Fact Sheet: Better Care for Complex Patients

Implementing a Collaborative Learning Improvement Program Across the Post-Acute Continuum

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital | Boston, MA

Video Interpreting for the Hearing Impaired and Foreign Languages
Monroe County Hospital | Monroeville, AL

Improving Coordination of Care by Identifying Patients at Risk for Complex Discharge Needs on Admission
St. Elizabeth Healthcare | Edgewood, KY

Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Our Community
Craig General Hospital| Vinita, OK

Preventing CAUTI: A Team Approach
Mount Graham Regional Medical Center | Safford, AZ

Ask Patients to Estimate Adherence
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center | Downey, CA

Plain Language on the Plains
Providence Medical Center | Wayne, NE

Improving Quality through Diversity and Inclusion: Building Capacity through Leadership Development at the California Association of Healthcare Leaders
California Association of Healthcare Leaders | Sacramento, CA

Journey to Zero: Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections
Lawrence General Hospital | Lawrence, MA

Promoting Equitable and Inclusive Care with the Healthcare Equality Index
Human Rights Campaign Foundation | Washington DC

Improving Behavioral Health in Rural Arizona
Summit Healthcare Association | Show Low, AZ

It Takes a Village: Improving Heart Failure Outcomes in a Hospital-Led, Community-Wide Effort in Gary, Indiana
Methodist Hospitals, Gary, IN

Public Health Institutes Advancing Health System Transformation
National Network of Public Health Institutes | Washington DC

Reducing Fall-Related Injuries in Geriatric Psychiatry Patients
Medical West | Bessemer, AL

Addressing an Unmet Need: Geriatric Behavioral Health Services
Fillmore County Hospital | Geneva, NE

The Roadmap to Improving Health Equity at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation | New York, NY

Keeping it REaL: An Analysis and Health Care Quality Among Priority Patient Populations
AnMed Health Medical Center | Anderson, SC

Chickasaw Nation and the Oklahoma Hospital Association Partner to Advance Tobacco Treatment through Tribal Health System Changes and Oklahoma's First Electronic Helpline Referrals
The Chickasaw Nation | Ada, OK

Population Health Management Strategies in a Typhoid Fever Outbreak
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center | Enid, OK

Strategies and Tools to Identify and Address Disparities in Care for Patients with Limited English Proficiency
Massachusetts General Hospital | Boston, MA

Taking it to the Next Level: Early Elective Delivery Prevention in Kansas Hospitals
Kansas Healthcare Collaborative | Topeka, KS





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