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Equality Health to Host National Webinar on Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through The Lens of Culture

April 15, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona, April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WHAT: Jami Snyder, Arizona’s State Medicaid Director; Will Humble, Executive Director of the Arizona Public Health Association; Jamo Rubin, Founder, and CEO of TAV Health; and, Monique Delgado, Senior Vice President of Q Point Operations will describe forward-thinking and value-driven approaches from a state, public health, community, and provider network perspective.

Anabell Castro Thompson, Senior Vice President of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Equality Health, will provide opening remarks.

Moderated by Lauriane Hanson, Community Platform Resource Manager for Equality Health, this live webinar will provide an understanding of how culturally relevant processes and technology are being used in practices and the community setting to solve for social determinants of health (SDOH) in traditionally underserved populations, including racial and ethnic minorities.

This program is being conducted as a live stream, interactive session. Attendees will be invited to submit questions before the event, and they will also have the opportunity to ask questions during the webinar

By the end of this FREE webinar, attendees will be able to:

-- Understand Arizona’s Medicaid efforts to address the social determinants of health (SDOH) -- Name two legislative wins which promote health equity in Arizona communities -- Identify ways to promote sustainable efforts in the community and lessen overburdening community-based organizations -- Learn ways to promote provider adoption for screening and documenting SDOH

WHEN: April 16, 2019 (Tuesday); Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST (Arizona, GMT-07:00). Duration: 60 minutes, including a question-and-answer session. Attendees can earn 1 CEU provided by the National Association of Hispanic Nurses.

WHERE: To register for this webinar visit www.equalityhealth.com/webinars/sdoh2019/

ABOUT EQUALITY HEALTH

Equality Health, LLC is an Arizona-based integrated, holistic delivery system focused on improving care delivery for underserved populations with culturally sensitive programs that improve access, quality, and patient trust. Through an integrated technology and services platform, culturally competent provider network, and unique cultural care model, Equality Health helps managed care plans and health systems improve care for diverse populations while simultaneously making the transition to risk-based accountability. For more information about Equality Health, visit www.equalityhealth.com or follow @EqualityHealth on Facebook and @EqualityHealth on Twitter.

Tomás León Equality Health (602)799-4382 tleon@equalityhealth.com