Health Disparities and Health Equity

Becoming a Culturally Competent Health Care Organization

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - 2010 National Healthcare Disparities Report

American Hospital Association - Eliminating Disparities in Health Outcomes: Resources, Examples, and Tools for Hospitals

National Call to Action to Eliminate Health Care Disparities

NACCHO produced Developing Policies to Advance Health Equity: The Role of Public Health, which, among other things, explores how public health officials can act to promote health equity in their communities

Quality Connections: Population Health, a publication from the National Quality Forum on health disparities.

Economic Burden of Health Inequality in the US ? 2009, published by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.

Cultural and Linguistic Competence


The National Quality Forum has compiled a toolkit to help healthcare organizations implement systemic methods of collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data.

Links to Organizations with a focus on health disparities, diversity and/or cultural and linguistic competence