Elli Greenlaw is co-founder of Felix, a healthcare content agency based in Boston. She’s been writing about health and healthcare for more than 20 years.
Youth Advisory Board Elevates Voices of Black and Indigenous Teens
"As we aim toward health equity, we need to remember all the voices that we need at the table… the voice of youth has almost always been blocked out."
The "Colorado Option" Raises Concerns of LGBTQ Provider Privacy in Path to Health Equity
Allowing patients to search for providers by demographic information is a start but not a quick fix to creating culturally responsive healthcare
Emergency Department Earns Award for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Named Finalist for COVID-19 Vaccine Initative
Both honors showcase innovative ways for providers to tailor care for patients who utilize the ED for their care.
What Role Can Medical Centers Play in the Equitable Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccines?
BMC model may serve as a blueprint for other medical centers committed to increasing access to vaccines through community-based interventions
Tinted Sunscreen Options Shown to Be Incompatible With Darker Skin Tones
Even for products with multiple shades, researchers find lack of shade diversity.
Telehealth: Bridging Gaps in Care or Perpetuating Health Inequities?
New research shows Telehealth has become a "double-edged sword" when it comes to health equity and access to technology.
Access and Timely Care Improve for Racially Diverse Children When Federally Qualified Health Centers Integrate Behavioral Health
Three community-based health centers used the Transforming and Expanding Access to Mental Health Care in Urban Pediatrics (TEAM UP) model, leading to more behavioral health screenings than the statewide average.
Non-medical Intervention During Labor May Lead to Better Maternal Outcomes
Evaluating women more often during the pushing stage of labor may help reduce cesarean sections and excessive blood loss.
Substance Use Disorder Program Offers New Approach to Stimulant Addiction Treatment
Low-barrier, street-level clinic uses contingency management model that utilizes incentives to promote cessation or reduction of stimulant use.
How Child Life Specialists Play a Role in Delivering Culturally Competent Healthcare
Child life specialist reflects on the importance of cultural competence for both the child and their family