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Is Spanish Affordable Care Act Website Worse Than Healthcare.gov?

Millions of uninsured Latinos have been denied the opportunity to enroll for health insurance because of problems with CiudadoDeSalud.gov.

Study finds that when combined with certain factors, racism makes Black men age faster.

Does Racism Make Black Men Age Faster?

New research study’s results find one key factor in a surprising subset of participants. What is it and what is the effect on Black men?

Researcher looks at the success of the Affordable Care Act in states based on their acceptance of its benefits.

‘Go’ States Thrive Under Affordable Care Act, ‘No’ States Don’t

Researchers use a single chart to demonstrate how the states that have blocked benefits of the Affordable Care Act are hurting their residents. See it here.

Where do Black women have the best chances of survivng breast cancer? And what about these states stands out?

Where Do Black Women Have the Best Chances of Surviving Breast Cancer?

Racial gaps in breast cancer mortality rates vary wildly by state. Which states have the largest gaps? Which states have the smallest? And what do these states have in common?

Study finds burgers increase obesity risk in Black women more than other unhealthy foods.

What One Food Is Most Dangerous For Black Women?

Study that looked at several meals commonly linked with obesity found that one particular food stands out. Which is it?

A new study links hypertension, or high blood pressure, with childhood household in Black men.

Study: High Blood Pressure in Black Men Linked to Childhood Household

Does growing up in a single-parent household put Black Americans at higher risk for long-term health problems? A new research study found a surprising link.

2013 Top 10 Hospital Systems

Hospital Websites That Demonstrate Culturally Competent Care

What are must-haves for a hospital system seeking to communicate its diversity commitment on its external website?

Walmart Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to Share Our Strength to Increase the Availability of Nutrition Education Programs for Families

Walmart Foundation Gives $2.5 Million to Share Our Strength to Increase the Availability of Nutrition Education Programs for Families

Grant provides more than 100,000 Americans with access to Cooking Matters program, offering hands-on cooking classes, interactive grocery store tours and high-quality nutrition education nationwide.

Website glitches are keeping Americans who need insurance from enrolling on the Affordable Care Act website.

Affordable Care Act Enrollment Slowed by Website ‘Glitches’

Technology and unexpectedly high website traffic combine to frustrate those looking to enter the health-insurance marketplace.

FOX News contributor Ben Carson said the Affordable Care Act is like slavery.

‘It Is Slavery’: FOX News Contributor on Affordable Care Act

On the job for just a matter of days, FOX News’ newest contributor takes conservative condemnation of the healthcare law to a new level.

Dr. Gary Butts, Mount Sinai Health System

Video: New Mount Sinai Health System Remains Committed to Diversity

The merger of Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners has created a healthcare system that will need to increase its focus on diversity.

Dr. Jeanne Varrone, Boehringer Ingelheim

Video: How the Landscape Has Changed for Women in Medicine

Dr. Jeanne Varrone, Vice President for Clinical Research at Boehringer Ingelheim, believes that there has never been a more important time for women to enter and succeed in the medical profession.


Kaiser Permanente Demonstrates Commitment to Early Detection With Guinness World Record in Mammograms

A total of 5,939 possibly lifesaving mammograms were administered at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the country.

Massachusetts' insurance law, similar to the Affordable Care Act, has already closed some racial gaps in healthcare.

How Insurance Access Has Already Closed Racial Gaps

The Affordable Care Act was partly inspired by a smaller-scale law already in place—and this one has worked.

Politics Leaves Millions Uninsured & Ineligible for Affordable Care Act Benefits

Politics Leaves Millions Uninsured & Ineligible for Affordable Care Act Benefits

Adding insult to injury, political posturing not only hurts those that the Affordable Care Act was intended to help the most, but also makes them subject to fines.

Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges are open despite the government shutdown.

Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchanges Open

Insurance enrollment opens despite government shutdown. Here’s a guide to what you need to know.

Study finds that government subsidies don't close racial gap in medication adherence.

Subsidies Fail to Close Racial Gap in Medication Adherence

Despite lower costs, Blacks are still less likely to take cholesterol medication than whites.

Dr. Ronald Copeland, Kaiser Permanente

Videos: 2013 Healthcare Event Presentations (FREE Previews)

FREE previews of all presentations from DiversityInc's September 2013 event, "Culturally Competent Healthcare: How Diversity Creates Better Patient Outcomes."

Mark Fowler, Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Video: Culturally Competent Patient Care—Religion

More than 40 percent of patients make medical decisions based on religious beliefs but only 9 percent of physicians ask patients about their religious needs. How can hospitals eliminate this gap?

Dr. Glenn Croxton, Henry Ford Health System

Video: How Hospitals Develop Supplier-Diversity Initiatives

How are hospitals growing supplier-diversity efforts to mirror the increasing diversity of their patient base and using these efforts to strengthen community ties?

Anita Allemand, CVS Caremark

Video: Improving Patient Medication Adherence—The Role of the Retail Pharmacy and Retail Clinics

Learn how cultural competence among pharmacists can impact patient adherence to medication and treatment.

Nancy Di Dia, Boehringer Ingelheim

Video: Resource Groups—Building Engagement and Culturally Competent Care

How resource groups improve outcomes by providing services such as translations, cultural intelligence and connections to community organizations; providing opportunities for recruitment, retention and development of employees; and helping build stronger partnerships with communities.

Steve Millerman, Prime Access

Video: Quantifying Health Disparities and Linking Multicultural Marketing to Sales

Tracking multicultural marketing investments and measuring ROI is no longer an impossibility.

Dr. Maia McCuiston Jackson, Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group

Video: Reducing the Black and Latino Physician Shortage

What can hospitals do to create a pipeline of physicians from these groups and to effectively recruit and retain them?