Written by: Center for Care Innovations

Data collection and engagement are pivotal parts of any organization’s efforts toward health equity.

Dr. Geoffrey Leung, Riverside University Health System Ambulatory Medical Director, delves into how to collect sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) and race, ethnicity and language (REAL) data, while sharing other options if those metrics aren’t a place for you to start. As he reminds us, “You actually work on equity every day. And equity is embedded in all of the patient care that we do.” Leung goes beyond the data to talk about the importance of questioning assumptions, how to get buy-in, and insights from Riverside’s own efforts.

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