Speaker: Laura Benzel, MS, BS, CSSGB (she/her/hers) Project Director, Health Equity Lead, Qlarant
Upon completion of this event participants will be able to:
• Explain how complex health and health care disparities contribute to excessive emergency room utilization, readmissions, and longer hospital stays;
• Recognize how accurate patient demographic data is foundational in identifying and addressing disparities, and ways to improve your organization’s data collection capabilities;
• Identify best practices for screening for and addressing health related social needs (HRSN);
• Describe how culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) help advance health equity, improve quality, and eliminate disparities.