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.
Hugh Lytle, Founder and CEO of Equality Health, is predicting a primary care revolution in 2021.
It’s no secret that healthcare has been at the center of COVID-19 disruptions. The pandemic has pushed the limits of the healthcare system in ways we could have never imagined. Provider revenue streams and staffing were significantly impacted, and everyone had to shift as much of their business model as possible to a virtual care environment to survive.