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    Health and Health System Experience Workgroup - Maryland Health Disparities Collaborative

    Objective: Improve health and health care outcomes for racial and ethnic minorities and underserved populations and communities
    Chair:  Dr. Myron Weisfeldt, Director, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Vice-Chair:  Dr. Marcella Copes, Dean and Professor, College of Health Professions, Coppin State University 

    Staff:  Ms. Christine Wiggins, MHHD, Christine.Wiggins@Maryland.gov  

    2012 Workgroup Projects:

    • Provide a set of evidence-based options for communities and local health institutions and health plans to consider in establishing effective community health proposals for Health Enterprise Zones.  These options may be made available to applicants for guidance in putting together proposals.
    • Make recommendations for successful models of care that address disparities that are appropriate for inclusion at www.dhmh.maryland.gov/innovations.
    • Make recommendations for the format of reporting of efforts on health disparities by hospitals.

    ** Click here for information on meetings of the Health and Health System Experience Workgroup.