Working to Help End Health Disparities in Racial Minorities & Underserved Communities

As the U.S. continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted communities of color, Centene Corporation, a leading multi-national healthcare enterprise, and the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), an independent research and educational organization dedicated to ensuring high-risk racial and ethnic populations receive optimal healthcare are working in partnership on the “Minority and Rural Coronavirus Insights Study (MRCIS)” to assess the impact of COVID-19 on racial minorities and underserved communities across the country.

Fall Flu Events for Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality & Equity 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 23, 2022) — The National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC) unveiled plans to increase flu vaccination awareness throughout the 2022-23 influenza season. During the flu season, the SHC will engage with several health systems and approximately 30 clinics implementing activities to increase flu vaccination in the

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The Equity Advocate: Volume 1, Number 1

THE DIRECTOR’S CORNER Welcome to The Equity Advocate, a monthly overview of the critical issues and events that are trending, or influence the efforts of our members and stakeholders to identify and realign structural inequities in the American health services research, delivery, and financing system. NMQF’s Institute for Equity in Health Policy and Practice is a member-driven

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Poll: Over Half of Voters of Color Oppose Government Negotiation of Drug Prices Once They Learn About Consequences for Patients

New Survey Reveals Healthcare Policy Priorities of Communities of Color WASHINGTON – The National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) and National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) released results from a recent joint poll conducted by Morning Consult revealing that voters with chronic conditions, seniors, and voters of color’s top health care priorities for the midterm elections

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National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity Receives Grant from Novo Nordisk to Fund Program Aimed at Improving Diabetes Outcomes

National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC) announced that it received a grant from Novo Nordisk Inc. to fund its “DRIVE for Sustained and Equitable Diabetes Outcomes through Quality Improvement and Community-Led Intervention” program to engage in a multi-tiered approach supported by national infrastructure that prioritizes community leadership and co-design between experts in barbershops, salons, Black churches, and a community-based health clinic in Oakland, Calif.

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