Health Disparities

Scenario: You work for a health care organization that provides direct patient care for Fulton County in Georgia residents. The organization is committed to addressing existing health disparities in Fulton county Georgia as part of its revised goals and mission statement related to improving cultural competency practices and outcomes both internally and externally. Your Role. You have been recently promoted to the newly created role of diversity coordinator and will lead the internal diversity team, which includes department managers and reports directly to the executive director. You have been asked to provide a comprehensive report to both the team and the executive director, which will serve as foundational information to be used in creating the health disparity section of the organization’s strategic plan. Requirements. Your executive report should highlight key findings from your research, evaluations, and recommendations. It must also provide recent, relevant data, statistics, and other information to support the content and your analysis. Use the following sections to guide your work: Title page. Introduction: A clear, concise introduction that defines the purpose of the report and identifies what will be addressed in the report. Demographic Profile: Present relevant data and statistics for Fulton County in Georgia. Identify existing health disparities. Current Community Effort.: Identify agencies, entities, organizations, or community groups that address various needs of the population experiencing the health disparities. Describe the current efforts to address the health care needs of those experiencing health disparities. Identified Gaps in Services: Explain gaps in the health care services for the population experiencing health disparities. Analysis and Recommendations: Based on the information in the report, analyze the ability of the organization to provide culturally competent health care programs and services to the population experiencing the health disparities. Recommend actions the organization might consider to address the needs and improve health outcomes for the population experiencing the health disparities. Recommend potential partnerships with other agencies or organizations in the community to address current and future health disparities. How would these partnerships benefit your organization? How would these partnerships benefit the population experiencing health disparities? Conclusion. References page. Additional Requirements The Health Disparities Community Evaluation and Recommendation Report is a professional document and should include the following: Suggested Resources The resources provided here are optional. They provide helpful information about the topics in this unit. You may use other resources of your choice to prepare for this assessment; however, you will need to ensure that they are appropriate, credible, and valid. The Supplemental Resources and Research Resources, both linked from the left navigation menu in your courtroom, provide additional resources to help support you. Health and Socioeconomic Status. The following resources examine the causes of health disparities and may be useful in completing this assessment. Barr, D. A. (2014). The relationship between socioeconomic status and health, or, “they call it ‘poor health’ for a reason.” In Health disparities in the United States: Social class, race, ethnicity, and health (2nd ed., pp. 36–56). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. This resource is provided through the bookstore as part of a coursepack. Barr, D. A. (2014). Understanding how social status leads to poor health. In Health disparities in the United States: Social class, race, ethnicity, and health (2nd ed., pp. 58 86). Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. This resource is provided through the bookstore as part of a coursepack. Rail~Volution. (2016, November 7). Why place matters in health by Dr Tony Iton [Video] | Transcript. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6u9_CndNNJs HealthHappensHere. (2016, April 18). A tale of two zip codes [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch v=Eu7d0BMRt0o&feature;=youtu.be Caron, R. M. (2017). Population health and health determinants. In Population health: Principles and applications for management (pp. 215–231). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. This resource is provided through the bookstore as part of a coursepack. Caron, R. M. (2017). Community health assessment. In Population health: Principles and applications for management (pp. 232–251). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. This resource is provided through the bookstore as part of a coursepack.

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