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Diabetes Working Group and Equity Task Force Formed to Highlight the Needs of Underserved Patients

Leading Patient Advocates, Experts, Institutions, and Research Innovators Join to Promote Equitable and Comprehensive Diabetes Care

November 30, 2017—The Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF)—one of the nation’s leading advocates for health equity—has partnered with some of the nation’s leading advocacy groups, experts, academic institutions, and innovators to promote equitable, community-based and patient-centered care for those suffering from diabetes, co-morbid illness, and inadequate access and resources.

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National Minority Quality Forum Announces Creation of New Company, Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC)

National Minority Quality Forum Announces Creation of New Company, Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC)

SHC to Broadly Expand Health Data Mapping and Education, Promoting Health Equity and Strategic Resource Management

Washington, DC, December 16, 2016 – The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) announced today the creation of Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC), a pioneering company dedicated to providing big data analytics, mapping, and education to measure and improve population health in every community. The SHC business model is built on the premise that critical intelligence is required for health care systems, research organizations, policy-makers, clinicians, and the public to work toward sustainable improvements in patient outcomes at the community level.

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About the Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity

 

About the Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity

Media Contact: Laura Lee Hall, Ph.D., llhall@nmqf.org

The National Minority Quality Forum’s (NMQF’s) Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity (SHC) provides clinical teams and community leaders education, training and support in:

(1) Identifying gaps in health care and outcomes for all disease conditions, and (2) Implementing evidence-based quality improvement education and community- and patient-engagement.

SHC focuses on primary care in underserved and vulnerable communities, including people of color, rural populations, older adults, children, people with disabilities, and people with limited financial means, health literacy, and other social risks, identified through NMQF’s state-of-the-art health geographic information system (GIS).

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