What does patient-driven healthcare value mean? 

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 Why is diversity in clinical trials important? 

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 What is the relationship between the value and cost of a drug as related to treatment of a disease? 

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Improving Healthcare Transparency to Build Trust and Engagement

Throughout the healthcare industry, there is a growing demand for greater transparency. Today’s healthcare consumer is savvy and well-researched, so the days when a doctor, hospital, or pharmacy could dictate medication recommendations and treatment methods and expect a patient to blindly follow advice are mostly over. Patients also have a ...
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Lack of Diversity among Healthcare Providers Impacts Healthcare Disparities

The U.S. faces great changes in the 21st century. High levels of immigration from Asia, Central, and South America have dramatically shifted U.S. demographics. According to the U.S. Census survey, the U.S. may be a majority non-White nation by as early as 2043. By 2060, the relative percentage of non-Hispanic ...
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What Changing U.S. Demographics Mean for Clinical Trials

The Food and Drug Administration has declared a renewed focus for 2016 exploring diversity in clinical trials. [1] Data gathered from FDA shows that there is still a significant lack of patient diversity in clinical trials. “While African-Americans/Blacks represent 12% of the total U.S. population, they comprise just 5% of ...
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Improving Access for LGBT Clinical Trial Initiatives

In early April of 2016, Washington State lawmakers passed a bill to improve health research for individuals of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community. Since the state of Washington has a significant LGBT population (more than 173,000 LGBT individuals in Seattle alone), Washington State lawmakers felt it was time ...
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"I found CHI’s Diversity Symposium to be a thought-provoking and valuable experience that allowed participants to take a break from day-to-day responsibilities and consider best practices and innovations for facilitating diversity and promoting inclusion in this area." - Dr. Tom Summerfelt, PhD, VP of Research, Advocate Health Care


 2015 Impact Report 

Learn about how we encourage and enable meaningful and executable innovation that aims to address existing and ensuing healthcare dynamics through communication, education, training, symposia, reports, and research.