Leaders of healthcare ACOs spoke about how their institutions are bringing equity to care they provide.
The inequities of the healthcare industry have been laid bare by the COVID-19 pandemic, but what actions can a practice take to make their care more equitable?
As part of the NAACOS Spring 2021 Conference, the leaders of three affordable care organizations gathered to discuss programs aimed at making the care they provide more equitable. The speakers were: Jennifer Houlihan, vice president of value-based care and population health at Wake Forest Baptist Health; Reinhold Llerena, MD, president of AMITA Health Group; Aleta Rupert, program manager of accountable health community at Amita Health; and Yolanda Rodriguez, BSN, RN, vice president of care and disease management at
Southwestern Health Resources.
Some of the strategies shared in the session included: