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Focus on Health Equity and Action

Using the Primary Care Equity Dashboard to Support an Equity-Focused Quality Improvement (QI) Initiative


by Beth De Sanzo, PharmD ; Jamie Estock, MA ; Leslie Hausmann, PhD
Seminar date: 9/8/2021

Description: Abstract: Finding ways to identify and address health disparities that might exist in Veterans receiving care at VA Medical Centers and clinics is vitally important to ensuring all Veterans receive high quality care. The September 2021 Focus on Health Equity and Action Cyberseminar highlights the results of the first demonstration project using the Primary Care Equity Dashboard (PCED) to support an equity-focused QI initiative to reduce racial disparities in statin adherence among Veterans with cardiovascular disease. Target audience: Researchers, clinicians, care coordinators, policy makers, educators, data analysts, Veteran stakeholders and representatives of vulnerable Veteran groups who are interested in understanding and/or promoting equitable health among all Veterans.

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