Quick Links    Reducing/Eliminating Health Disparities Workgroup
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Workgroup Information
  Workgroup Charge (Word)
  Workgroup Participants (pdf)
Meeting 1
  Agenda (Word)
  Workgroup Guiding Principles (Word)
  Overview of Healthy Kansans 2010 Process      (PowerPoint)  (pdf)
  Summary of Steering Committee Presentations (Word)
  Recommendations related to Cross-Cutting Themes (Word)
  Criteria for Selecting Recommendations (Word)
  Potential Recommendations Worksheet (Word)
  Kansas in 2010
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Meeting 2
  Agenda (Word)
  Disabilities as a Cross-Cutting Disparity (pdf)
-Information submitted by Jean Hall
  Draft Recommendations List (Word)
  Draft Themes (Word)
-Submitted by Suzanne Hawley
  Strategies Worksheet (Word)
Meeting 3
  Agenda (Word)
  Summary of Potential Strategies from Meeting 2 (Word)
  Action Plan Worksheet (Word)
Final Materials
  Vignettes (Word)
  Draft Report for Steering Committee (Word)
  Steering Committee Presentation (Powerpoint)
Reference Materials
  Racial and Ethnic Disparities
    Dr. Williams Minority Health Conference Presentation (pdf)
    Racial and Ethnic Minority Health Disparities Data and Chartbook pdf)
    Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (Institute of Medicine, 2002) (web)
    In the Nation's Compelling Interest: Ensuring Diversity in the Health Care Workforce (Institute of Medicine, 2004) (web)
    Levels of Racism: A Theoretic Framework and a Gardener's Tale (American Journal of Public Health, Vol 90, Issue 8, 2000) (web)
    Eliminating Disparities in Treatment and the Struggle to End Segretation (web)
    Equity Measures and Systems Reforms as Tools for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care (web)
  Disabilities and Health Disparities
    Disability and Health Disparities (web)
    HP2010: Health Status of People with Disabilities (web)
    Healthy Carolinians Disability Objectives (web)
    APHA Reducing Health Disparities in People with Disabilities (web)
    CDC Disability Disparity Chart (pdf)
  Community Development and Capacity Building
    Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets (John Kretzmann and John McKnight, 1993) (web)
    ABCD Institute: The Asset-Based Community Development Institute (web)
    RWJ Report on Best Practices in Community-Based Models Addressing Health Disparities (web)
  Data Collection
    Toolkit for Healthcare Institutions Collecting Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language Information (web)
  Cultural Competence
    National Center for Cultural Competence (web)
    American Hospital Association Cultural Competence/Diversity Assessment Tool (web)

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