Consumers Advancing Patient Safety Presents:

What can YOU do to achieve equitable outcomes?

HealthCare Equity and YOU – A CAPS Perspectives Series Webinar

The first Webinar in the CAPS Perspectives Series featured Erica Gollett-Steed, MBA and Ronald Wyatt, MD sharing their insights into how you as a patient or clinician can achieve health equity.

Steed shares her impactful story of inequity, where implicit bias in her care led to long-term injury to her then newborn, now teenage, son. Steed encourages persons to be the “CEO of our temples – bodies,” by:

  • Having awareness of your personal Assumptions (Think)
  • Avoiding Shortcuts (Act)
  • Reflecting on Actions  (Study)

Dr. Wyatt shared data that documents the outcomes of inequity and the biases that exist among some providers. He :

  1. Discusses Equity and Patient Safety
  2. Reviews the multiple determinants of health
  3. Recommends an Equity strategy

Listen to this Webinar, that CAPS Community Advisory Panel member Tara Bristol Rouse called an, “Amazing opportunity to hear from two transformational leaders re: the promotion of equity in healthcare…”

Ron Wyatt, MD

Chief Quality Officer at Cook County Health, one of the largest public health systems in the USA.

Erica Gollett-Steed

Patient Advocate, Former Manager, Patient and Family Centered Care, Georgia Health System.