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  • Call to Action – Social Work Ethics Dismantled in Texas
    10/20/20 - Equitas Health social work leaders speak out against the Texas Board of Social Work Examiners' adoption of language from the Governor of Texas that “removes protections against discrimination for disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression from the Social Work Code of Conduct.”
  • Olivia Nathan, PharmD, RPh at TEDx King-Lincoln Bronzeville
    10/20/20 - Olivia Nathan, a Staff Pharmacist at Equitas Health’s King-Lincoln Medical Center & Pharmacy, is one of this year’s TEDx King-Lincoln Bronzeville speakers. Learn about how Olivia incorporates the 7 Kwanzaa Principles into her work at Equitas Health and how you can get tickets to the drive-in TEDx event this Friday, October 23.
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    Transforming Care Conference Honors 2020 Award Winners
    10/15/2020 - The Transforming Care Awards honor people and organizations who have made exceptional contributions to the health and wellness of the LGBTQ+ and/or HIV communities in the Midwest. Since 2016, we have been proud to offer this recognition to outstanding leaders in our community. Tonight, we were pleased to present the nominees and winners of the 5th annual Transforming Care Awards.
  • Equitas Health Statement on the Miscarriage of Justice Surrounding the Murder of Breonna Taylor
    9/25/2020 -We understand that the systematic racism that endangered and took Breonna Taylor’s life is not something that exists ‘over there.’ It is not just Kentucky’s problem or the legal system’s problem. It is Ohio’s problem, and a healthcare problem, and Equitas Health’s problem, as well.
  • Our Dayton Expansion is Complete!
    9/8/2020– We are proud to announce have completed a significant investment in Dayton.  The expansion of the operations includes more exam rooms, a much larger pharmacy, and a relocation of administrative offices, including the CEO, to the Wright Health Building at 1222 S Patterson Blvd, adjacent to Miami Valley Hospital and very close to downtown and the west side.
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    Equitas Health Statement on the 2020 Census and Election
    9/2/20 - 2020 is like no other election or Census year in living memory. We are enduring a global pandemic that, in less than 8 months, has taken the lives of more than 180,000 Americans and disrupted our daily lives – including field operations for the 2020 Census. As the Census Bureau amended timelines and operations, the President issued a memo that threatened to manipulate Census data after its collection for the purposes of Congressional redistricting and reapportionment. This memo – and the rhetoric that surrounds it – creates unnecessary fear and threatens to undermine an already complicated count of all people who reside in the United States.
  • Equitas Health Statement on Racial and Geographic Disparities in Overdose Deaths
    8/31/2020 - Today marks the 20th annual International Overdose Prevention Day—a day for both remembrance and action. During the last 20 years, and particularly in the last decade, as the opioid epidemic surged in the US and Ohio—among the states hardest hit by the crisis—so did deaths resulting from overdose. We must use what we know about these deaths to improve the effectiveness and reach of harm reduction policies and programs.
  • Equitas Health Designated “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” on the Healthcare Equality Index 2020
    8/31/2020– Equitas Health has again been named an “LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRCF) on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) 2020. The HRCF is the educational arm of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people (LGBTQ). The HEI …
  • Equitas Health Medical Centers Achieve National Distinction
    8/18/20-- We are thrilled to wrap-up National Health Center Week by announcing that Equitas Health has earned the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Agencies recognized by NQCA’s PCMH distinction have proven their commitment to improving patient outcomes through continuous quality assessment and adjustment.
  • Peggy Anderson Finishes 22-Year Journey at Equitas Health
    8/11/2020 - Peggy Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, is leaving Equitas Health effective August 18. On September 1, she will become CEO of Mansfield-based Third Street Family Health. Peggy carries with her a 22-year legacy of fighting HIV/AIDS and advancing Equitas Health’s mission to be a gateway to good health for anyone seeking a welcoming healthcare home.