Equity and Community Health

Partners HealthCare has launched a system-wide effort to ensure that patients, providers, and employees are treated equitably and have access to necessary information during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Equity in the COVID-19 Response

    The Mass General Equity and Community Health COVID Response Team is led by Joseph Betancourt, MD, MPH, VP, and Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, with Joan Quinlan, MPA, VP of Community Health. Aswita Tan-McGrory, MBA, MSPH, Director of the Disparities Solutions Center, is also part of the Response Team. The team focuses on ensuring that clinical interactions meet the needs of diverse populations and that the critical social needs of our communities are addressed.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19): Latest Updates

    Mass General has activated its Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) in response to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

    Mass General Community Health Response to COVID-19

    As part of the ongoing commitment to supporting underserved communities, Mass General launched its Equity and Community Health COVID Response Team.

    COVID-19: Tackling Inequalities and Disparities

    As COVID-19 cases climb, disadvantaged populations suffer the worst. Learn how Mass General is reducing disparities and expanding access to care.

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    Learn more about the Center for Community Health Improvement (CCHI)

    Focusing on the social determinants of health—factors such as housing, education, employment and access to care—CCHI brings together people and resources to address health inequities and build healthy, safe and thriving communities.