Equality Health works to bridge the gap between providers and payers so patients can get the care they deserve. Brandon Clark, Chief Strategy Officer, talks about how Equality Health is transforming the healthcare ecosystem.
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.
With COVID-19, there’s been an increase in the number of people reporting anxiety, stress or depression. At the same time, there is currently a supply and demand problem due to a scarcity in psychiatrists – resulting in many patients having to wait 90-180 days for an appointment.
A recent report recommends five steps healthcare organizations should take to integrate behavioral health into primary care in EHRs.
Language and cultural barriers have made it difficult for many people of color, immigrants and non-English speaking communities to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Equality Health’s Doug Duskin joins other healthcare executives in providing his healthcare prediction for 2021.