Pamela Y. Abner, MPA, CPXP
Mitigating Bias to Establish Equity and Inclusion in Health Systems
This important presentation will open your eyes to how our biases, which are based on our own background and experiences, impact the way we provide care to patients and at times, may lead to disparities in care. Access to patient data (race/ethnicity, language, sexual orientation/gender identity, religion, etc.) may reduce the number of assumptions we make while providing patient care. Learn ways to mitigate the impact of unconscious bias by examining our identity lenses and bringing our biases into conscious awareness. Ms. Abner will illustrate how reviewing current processes, procedures and practices to identify blind spots and gaps may result in better patient outcomes. You will learn where biases exist in the root cause analysis of patient events and how they may enhance safety and prevent future harm.