Join us Wednesday, December 6th at 12p ET for our DEC Research Presentation "Evaluation of Accessibility Accommodations on Hospital Websites". Click here for more information!
On Tuesday, September 26th, the National Institutes of Health decided to formally include people with disabilities as a population with health disparities. This monumental decision will have a variety of significant impacts, including increased funding and research opportunities!
The DEC Workgroup members curated a list of a wide range of disability-related accommodations that can facilitate equitable access to high-quality care. Access the resource here.
If you missed the latest recap of news & events highlighted in our August newsletter, catch it here!
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The U.S. Access Board is asking for public comment on final recommendations on specifications for low transfer surface height of medical diagnostic equipment. The comment period ends July 24. Contribute here!
The Pacific ADA Center released its Telehealth and Federal Disability Laws Fact Sheet which provides resources to achieve effective communication for people with disabilities in a telehealth setting.
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Health care organizations are required to provide high-quality, equitable health care to patients with disabilities. Identifying patients with disabilities who need accommodations within the health system is a necessary first step. The DEC Documentation Workgroup has created an implementation guide…
The Health Affairs Disability & Health special issue is out! Stacked with great content, read about the barriers that physicians face when providing care to people with disabilities: "'I Am Not The Doctor For You': Physicians' Attitudes About Caring For…