Nora Lozano-Evjen Community health worker manager at Equality Health, a value-based care leader focused on supporting independent primary care practices. Born and raised in Mexico City, I completed my undergraduate degree in international business from the Universidad del Valle de México. I am just wrapping up my master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling. I…
Equality Health is working in collaboration with CVS Pharmacy® to convey important health reminders. In an outreach effort to connect with people who may be in need of preventive care, CVS Pharmacy® will be including printed reminders with prescription paperwork to encourage wellness visits, vaccinations, screenings, and more. Sometimes a reminder is needed that a…
Equality Health is using predictive modeling to advance value-based care and help independent practice providers understand how to mitigate challenges that will increase their revenue while helping their patients.
How Equality Health’s Commitment to Excellence is Disrupting the Healthcare Ecosystem – in a Good Way
Equality Health knows that in order to be a “good disrupter” of the healthcare ecosystem they must be committed to excellence. This year the organization was recently recognized for this commitment. URAC accredited Equality Health for Case Management, certified it for Transitions of Care Designation and renewed its accreditation as a Credentials Verification Organization.
The COVID-19 pandemic was an epic stress test for the healthcare system in general, and it affected performance across the board in regard to value-based practice. Everything went in the wrong direction: inpatient numbers ticked up; quality suffered; wellness suffered — children did not get preventive-type care or immunizations, and people delayed cancer screenings.
Recently, Healthcare Innovation Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland spoke with Tomás León, interim CEO of the Equality Health Foundation, regarding that organization’s activities in the past several months, and his perspectives on the issues and opportunities facing those working for testing and vaccination equity in the current pandemic situation.