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Addressing Racism and Implicit Bias in Medicine

February 24, 2021

Dark skin is significantly underrepresented in medical literature and curricula, comprising an average of just 4.5% of images in medical textbooks. In response, clinicians of all licensures and specialties are often insufficiently trained to recognize disease patterns in patients of color. To confront this issue, Project IMPACT was created to raise awareness and adoption of educational and clinical resources and solutions that strengthen clinicians’ ability to accurately diagnose disease in black and brown skin and improve health equity.

Addressing Spiking Conditions and Behaviors Like Smoking Amid COVID-19

February 19, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic remains to leave challenges on our economies, well-beings and more. After a year of battling rising Covid-19 cases, other behavioral epidemics such as the tobacco, obesity and mental health epidemic seem to be sky-rocketing.

Incorporating Teledentistry for Better Chronic Disease Outcomes

February 18, 2021

Now more than ever, dental providers are on the front lines of chronic disease. How? Before the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that older adults were more likely to visit a doctor than a dentist. Even though older adults with chronic conditions were more likely to have severe tooth loss than persons without chronic conditions, national data showed dental visits lagged behind medical.

Crisis Management in the C-Suite and Beyond per Bill Coletti of Kith

February 10, 2021

MHE's Briana Contreras spoke with Bill Coletti, CEO, and Founder of Kith, a firm serving organizations in communication crisis and reputation management, in this week's episode of Tuning In to the C-Suite. Bill and Briana discussed how working with healthcare leaders during a crisis has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic, how leaders in the C-Suite can be prepared for a crisis and what to do in the journey post-crisis.

3 Ways Health Insurers Can Prioritize Member Experience in 2021

January 19, 2021

An industry-wide shift toward consumerism and value-based care reflects modern consumers’ desire for transparency around their healthcare coverage. In order to meet these heightened expectations, insurers must adapt and identify new ways to educate, engage and support members who are taking ownership of their options.

Those Facing SDoH Should be a Priority in Receiving COVID Vaccine

January 15, 2021

Healthcare workers, residents of long-term care facilities, and many public leaders have been the first to receive a Covid-19 vaccine in the U.S., but it’s essential to consider disadvantaged communities for phase 2 of vaccine deployment.