Raphael Health Center pledges to pursue its
foundational mission: providing high quality health
services to all community members that reflects a
racially equitable standard of care. Sharing the love
and healing of Jesus Christ informs and calls Raphael
to provide respect and dignity in a culturally
sensitive manner. More than just words, our pledge
will drive our long term strategy, our daily internal
work with patients and partners at the Center, as well
as our external community relationships.
Raphael Health Center pledges to provide healthcare that
seeks to not only understand, but correct racial
inequities and unjust healthcare services.
Focus Areas: Health
This will mean that all healthcare services offered at
the Center will be provided based on the consideration
of how to increase and enhance access to preventative,
diagnostic and treatment services that is both just and
Raphael includes racial and ethnic patient care
outcome targets in its quality access measures, which
include preventative screening measures and chronic
disease management goals. It holds itself accountable
to continue to pursue those measures specific to the
best practice guidance and process improvement plans.
The Center's Quality Improvement/Assurance Team
monitors this on a monthly basis.
Raphael Health Center pledges to partner with community
members, services, and programs to reduce health
disparities and promote healthcare equity as the basis
to transform where we live, work and play.
Focus Areas: Health and Prosperity
We commit to developing and growing meaningful
relationships in the community that provide an
integrated and purposeful approach to healthcare that
reduces disparities and grows just, equitable healthcare
Raphael has, and will continue to, grow and maintain
relationships that support integration and
facilitation of efforts to reduce health disparities
and promote healthcare equity. A few of these include:
The Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic; R.E.D.
Alliance; Pathways, etc.
Raphael Health Center pledges to develop and enhance a
work place that reflects the community it serves and
demonstrates respect and value for all team members.
Focus Areas: Health, Prosperity and Education
We will invigorate our Health Center work team by
promoting a diverse, equitable and just work team that
reflects the community in which we serve.
Raphael continues to develop its work team with a
focus on a diverse work force that reflects our
patient population and the community we serve. This
includes racial minority inclusion, ethnic minority
inclusion, especially those who do not speak English
as their 1st or primary language. Raphael also pursues
a Board of Directors that reflects the community in
which it resides and for whom it serves.
Join us in the important work of creating racial
equity in Central Indiana.