NashvilleHealth is partnering with the Nashville Health Care Council to present “Conversations on Health Equity and Action to Eliminate Disparities,” a three-part series exploring racial inequities in health care and solutions to eliminate them.
Moderated by NashvilleHealth ChairmanBill Frist, M.D., the virtual conversations feature national experts in public health and health care. The first conversation featured Cara V. James, Ph.D., president and CEO, Grantmakers In Health; and Andrea D. Willis, M.D., senior vice president and chief medical officer, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee. View it here.
The second part of the series will feature U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H. on Sept. 30. To register for the event, click here.
Data from the 2019 Nashville Community Health + Well-being Survey provide a better understanding of the disparities present in our city. View key findings here.
NashvilleHealth, along with partners from across the city, is encouraging Nashvillians to #MaskForNash or #ÚselaPorNash in an effort to care for our hometown and slow the spread of COVID-19.
Join the campaign by downloading the #MaskForNash / #ÚselaPorNash logos here and adding them to your websites, social media posts, email signatures, or print them out and hang them on your door or window to show support for our city.
NashvilleHealth is proud to recognize professionals who are going above and beyond to care for and lead our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lauren Barca has dedicated her career to providing quality healthcare to underserved populations.As Vice President of Integrated Clinical Services, Population Health for UnitedHealthcare, she leads the company’s public health efforts across Tennessee.
During these uncertain times, Lauren and her team are recognizing and proactively addressing additional challenges faced by members. They are providing drive-by food drop-offs, no-contact delivery of baby supplies and support to members with no means of transportation.
The density map below is created by the Metro Public Health Department each Monday and is available via the city’s COVID-19 dashboard.
Each day, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) releases figures tracking the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in each county and statewide. In an effort to raise awareness about these figures and understand how infection rates are changing, NashvilleHealth shares tracking updates and insights based on TDH data.
Data acquired from the TDH Website, as of September 14 analyzed by Sajid Khan, Change Healthcare and NashvilleHealth Board.
*Total TN & Other County Cases Include Out Of State Cases Diagnosed in TN
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Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee is offering a free, back-to-school toolkit to help students, parents, and school personnel navigate the uncharted waters of COVID-19.
Tivity shares findings from a recent survey of the impact of COVID on seniors.
Vanderbilt School of Medicine’s Department of Health Policy offers COVID-19 resources and guidance for public health professionals.
The Metro Public Health Department shares the National Institutes of Health COVID-19 Prevention Network.
View previous NashvilleHealth E-briefshere.
Find additional COVID-19 response resources and information here.
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