New state online tool aims to ID, address health inequities across Pa.
The tool, an interactive data dashboard known as PA HEAT or the Pennsylvania Health Equity Analysis Tool, aims to give providers, community organizations and the public the opportunity to address health equity concerns in their communities.
Report: Philly’s Black maternal morbidity rates ‘among the highest in the nation’
According to a new report by Blue Cross/Blue Shield as part of its Health of America Report series, severe maternal morbidity (SMM) rates in Philadelphia are nearly 190 percent higher for Black women compared to white women.
The current U.S. healthcare system poses a threat to Hispanics. This is why | Opinion
Like many Americans, U.S.-born Hispanics increasingly face a high risk of obesity and obesity-related health complications such as diabetes and heart disease.
Wolf administration task force offers slew of recommendations to close racial, economic disparities revealed by pandemic
On Thursday, that panel, formally known as the Health Disparities Task Force, released its final report. Sprawling across 34-pages and six topic areas, it detailed more than 50 recommendations for Gov. Tom Wolf to review and act upon.