HIMSSCast: Health equity, caregiver diversity and COVID-19

HIMSSCast host Jonah Comstock welcomes Sheldon Fields, RN, PhD, a researcher, well being plan analyst, educator and advocate. He serves as Affiliate Dean for Fairness and Inclusion at Penn State, Very first Vice President at the Nationwide Black Nurses Association, and founder and CEO of his have consulting business, the SDF Team. On present-day episode, they converse about some of the existing well being equity problems brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and how to battle them.


Conversing factors:

  • Dr. Fields’ record as a nurse and tutorial.
  • The mission of the Nationwide Black Nurses’ Association,
  • How caregiver illustration aligns with care equity.
  • Evaluating the COVID-19 pandemic with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
  • How pandemics can illuminate well being disparities.
  • The record of health care atrocities in the U.S., and its aftereffects.
  • Is vaccine hesitancy as massive an concern as vaccine access?
  • How minority nursing associations can support develop vaccine access.
  • Wellness equity past the pandemic – together with health care exploration.
  • How the NIH’s All of Us initiative has continued through the pandemic.

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