The American Heart Association’s June 2018 Northeast Health Equity Consortium brought together medical professionals, public health experts and community leaders to examine health equity in our diverse communities. Nearly 150 people attended from the northeast and across the country. Their commitment to equity in health care was evident by their attendance and enthusiastic participation in
Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The Northeast Healthy Equity Consortium unveiled a prototype of its Health Disparities Dashboard at a meeting in Old Saybrook, Conn., on Oct. 18. Developed in a partnership with Velir, a web technology firm based in Somerville, Mass., the dashboard features an online map of the United States that provides a snapshot of health disparities in the
Three champions of health equity to co-chair. New York November 2017 …The Northeast Health Equity Consortium (NHEC), which addresses health inequities and disparities in eight states – Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont –has announced the appointment of three new co-chairs for 2017-2018. Raheem Baraka, ACE-CPT, BCS, founder
Members of the Northeast Health Equity Consortium (NHEC) gathered in New York City in April to celebrate their successful inaugural year and develop a framework for the coming year with a focus on addressing health inequities and disparities in eight states –Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. Co-chairs
ROLES OUT DASHBOARD TRACKING HEALTH DISPARITY IN EIGHT STATES New York, October 10, 2016 … Members of the Northeast Health Equity Consortium (NHEC) agreed to a strategic plan to address health inequities and disparities in eight states –Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont — at their inaugural meeting