Scanning the Headlines: Racial and Ethnic Disparities (Archive) 2015-2012

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Stempniak, M.  (2015, Nov. 10).  Health care needs more diverse leadership teams.  H&HN.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/6703-health-care-needs-more-diverse-leadership-teams

Belluz, J.  (2015, Nov. 5).  Inequality isn't just unfair - it's making people sick.  Chicago:  Vox Media, Inc.  Retrieved from:  http://www.vox.com/2015/11/5/9675796/health-gap-marmot-social-inequality

Greising, C.  (2015, Oct. 26).  Providing high-quality care to LGBT patients.  H&HN.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhnmag.com/articles/6658-providing-high-quality-care-to-lgbt-patients

Ayanian, J.  (2015, Oct. 1).  The costs of racial disparities in health care.  Harvard Business Review.  Retrieved from:  https://hbr.org/2015/10/the-costs-of-racial-disparities-in-health-care

(2015, Fall).  CEO Circle White Paper.  Why Healthcare Leaders Need to Take a New Look at Diversity in Their Organizations.  Chicago:  American College of Healthcare Executives.  Retrieved from:  www.ache.org/pubs/research/pdf/CEO-White-Paper-2015.pdf

Gaskin, D., Zare, H., Haider, A., and LaVeist, T.  (2015, Sept. 29).  The quality of surgical and pneumonia care in minority-serving and racially integrated hospitals.  Health Services Research.  Retrieved from:  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1475-6773.12394/abstract

Appleby, J.  (2015, Sept. 3).  HHS unveils civil rights protections for transgender patients' health services.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/hhs-unveils-civil-rights-protections-for-transgender-patients-health-services/

(2015, Sept.).  Guide to Preventing Readmissions Among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Medicare Beneficiaries.  Baltimore, MD:  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  Retrieved from:  https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-information/OMH/Downloads/OMH_Readmissions_Guide.pdf

(2015, Sept.).  The CMS Equity Plan for Improving Quality in Medicare.  Independence, MO:  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  Retrieved from:  https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/OMH/OMH_Dwnld-CMS_EquityPlanforMedicare_090615.pdf

(2015, Sept.).  Increasing Supplier Diversity in Health Care.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/2015/2015_supplier_diversity_FINAL.pdf

Demborsky, A.  (2015, Aug. 20).  Can health care be cured of racial bias?  Kaiser Health News.  Retireved from:  http://khn.org/news/can-health-care-be-cured-of-racial-bias/

Artiga, S., Young, K., Garfield, R., and Majerol, M. (2015, Aug).  Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Utilization of Care Among Insured Adults.  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/issue-brief-racial-and-ethnic-disparities-in-access-to-and-utilization-of-care-among-insured-adults

Canestraro, L.M. (2015, July-Aug.). LGBT patients often are vulnerable, marginalized. Health Progress, 96(4), 47-51.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/disparities-in-care-lgbt-patients-often-are-vulnerable-marginalized 

Gowen, R.M.Z. (2015, July-Aug.). Building a vibrant, healthy Brownsville. Health Progress, 96(4), 15-17.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/building-a-vibrant-healthy-brownsville 

Green, A. (2015, July-Aug.). Cultural competence honors human dignity. Health Progress, 96(4), 19-22.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/cultural-competence-honors-human-dignity 

Hobby, F. (2015, July-Aug.). Diversity is inevitable, disparities are not. Health Progress, 96(4), 4-9.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/diversity-is-inevitable-disparities-are-not 

Lofton, K. (2015, July-Aug.). Variations in care and quality must be eliminated for good. Health Progress, 96(4), 28-31.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/ending-disparities-of-care-is-a-matter-of-social-justice 

McKinney, M.M. (2015, July-Aug.). Community priorities guide health equity center. Health Progress, 96(4), 32-35.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/bridging-the-divide-community-priorities-guide-health-equity-center 

Saporu, D. (2015, July-Aug.). Crafting physician diversity and cultural competence. Health Progress, 96(4), 42-45.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/stritch-school-of-medicine-crafting-physician-diversity-and-cultural-competence 

Withers, J, (2015, July-Aug.). Backpack doc brings care to the homeless. Health Progress, 96(4), 23-27.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/backpack-doc-brings-care-to-the-homeless 

Woods, E. (2015, July-Aug.). The Good Samaritan, inclusion and diversity. Health Progress, 96(4), 10-13.  https://www.chausa.org/publications/health-progress/article/july-august-2015/health-care's-call-to-action-the-good-samaritan-inclusion-and-diversity 

(2015, July).  #123forEquity: A Toolkit for Achieving Success and Sharing Your Story.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.equityofcare.org/resources/resources/AHA123forEquityToolkitweb.pdf

Mahmud, Y., Hamil, J. Garrett, A., and others.  (2015, Summer).  Approaches to reducing health care disparities:  A focus on six multi-stakeholder alliances.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Retrieved from:   http://files.ctctcdn.com/68425655401/e8bf650d-d2f9-4e50-b319-98ca0e08b924.pdf

Office of Minority Health. The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care: A Blueprint for Advancing and Sustaining CLAS Policy and Practice (The Blueprint).  Washington:  US Department of Health and Human Services, accessed June 1, 2015 at https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/content/clas.asp 

Asante-Muhammad, D., Chase, D., and Richardson, J.  (2015, Spring).  The Healthcare Industry.  Washington:  NAACP Economic Department Financisl Freedom Center.  Retrieved from:  http://action.naacp.org/page/-/economic%20opportunity%20documents/OpportunityDiversityReportCard-2015.pdf

Pecci, A.  (2015, Apr. 10).  1 in 5 adults report age discrimination in healthcare settings.  HealthLeaders Media.  Retrieved from:  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/QUA-315179/1-in-5-Adults-Report-Age-Discrimination-in-Healthcare-Settings

Weinstock, M.  (2015, Apr. 2).  NAACP grades hospital leadership diversity.  H&HN Daily.  http://www.hhnmag.com/display/HHN-news-article.dhtml?dcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/HHN/Daily/2015/April/leadership-NAACP-diversity-blog-Weinstock

Rogers, S., Thrasher, A., Miao, Y., Boscardin, W., and Smith, A.  (2015, Mar. 13).  Discrimination in healthcare settings is associated with disability in older adults:  Health and retirement study, 2008-2012.  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  Retrieved from:   http://download-v2.springer.com/static/pdf/76/art%253A10.1007%252Fs11606-015-3233-6.pdf?token2=exp=1428675825~acl=%2Fstatic%2Fpdf%2F76%2Fart%25253A10.1007%25252Fs11606-015-3233-6.pdf*~hmac=20e0f87afe60650e73835767f125412d43b954338498477f154c51c887cec2d5

(2015, Jan.).  Equity of Care: A Toolkit for Eliminating Health Care Disparities.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hpoe.org/resources/hpoehretaha-guides/1788

(2015).  Kelley, R.  Kelly Report 2015.  Washington:  Health Disparities in America.  Retrieved from:  http://robinkelly.house.gov/sites/robinkelly.house.gov/files/2015%20Kelly%20Report.pdf

(2015).  Closing the Gap in Healthcare Leadership Diversity:  A Witt/Kieffer Study.  Oakbrook, IL:  Witt/Kieffer.  Retrieved from:  http://www.wittkieffer.com/file/pdfs/Closing%20the%20Gap%20in%20Healthcare%20Leadership%20Diversity%20Final.pdf

(2015).  American Society of Healthcare Risk Management Equity of Care Assessment Tool.  Chicago:  American Society for Healthare Risk Management.  Retrieved from:  http://files.ctctcdn.com/68425655401/e8bf650d-d2f9-4e50-b319-98ca0e08b924.pdf

(2015).  Behavioral Health Equity Barometer: United States, 2014  Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. http://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/default/files/Health_Equity_National_BHB/Health_Equity_National_BHB.pdf

Anderson, K., and Olson, S.  (2015).  Achieving Health Equity via the Affordable Care Act:  Promises, Provisions, and Making Reform a Reality for Diverse Patients:  Workshop Summer (2015).  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/18551/achieving-health-equity-via-the-affordable-care-act-promises-provisions

Trivedi, A., and others.  (2014, Dec. 11).  Quality and equity of care in U.S. hospitals.  New England Journal of Medicine.  371:2298-2308. Retrieved from:  http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1405003

Birk, S. (2014, Nov.-Dec.). Diversity in the C-suite: Strategies that work. Healthcare Executive, 29(6), 20-22, 24-26, 28. 

Bulletin:  HIPAA Privacy in Emergency Situations.  (2014, November).  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/special/emergency/hipaa-privacy-emergency-situations.pdf 

Leader, T. (2014, Nov.). How to build a simple emergency plan. Provider, 40(11), 37-28.  http://www.providermagazine.com/archives/2014_Archives/Pages/1114/How-To-Build-A-Simple-Emergency-Plan.aspx 

A Framework for Stratifying Race, Ethnicity and Language Datahttp://hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/REAL-data-FINAL.pdf

Stratifying Patient Data to Eliminate Health Care Disparitieshttp://www.hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/REAL-data-FINAL.pdf 

(2014,September 19).  Health Care:  Necessary But Not Sufficient.  Richmond, VA:  Virginia Commonwealth University.  Retrieved from Link:  http://societyhealth.vcu.edu/Page.aspx?nav=326

Bowers, V.  Boosting diversity and reducing disparities.  H&HN.  June 25, 2014.  http://www.hhnmag.com/display/HHN-news-article.dhtml?dcrPath=/templatedata/HF_Common/NewsArticle/data/HHN/Daily/2014/Jun/062514-velois-boosting-diversity-reducing-disparities

Health Coverage and Care in the South:  A Chartbook.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2014.  http://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/8578-health-coverage-and-care-in-the-south-a-chartbook-june-update.pdf

Artiga, S., and others.  Advancing Opportunities, Assessing Challenges:  Key Themes from a Roundtable Discussion of Health Care and Health Equity in the South.   Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, June 2014.  http://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/8606-discussion-of-health-care-and-health-equity-in-the-south.pdf

Docteur, E., and Berenson, R.  In Pursuit of Health Equity:  Comparing U.S. and EU Approaches to Eliminating Disparities.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 2014.  http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2014/rwjf414060

National Healthcare Disparities Report 2013.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, May 2014.  http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhdr13/2013nhdr.pdf

Gold, M.  Reducing health care disparities:  Where are we now? Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Mar. 2014. http://www.rwjf.org/content/dam/farm/reports/issue_briefs/2014/rwjf411511

Long, S., and Goin, D.  Large Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health Insurance Literacy Signal Need for Targeted Education and Outreach.  Washington:  Urban Institute, Feb. 26, 2014.  http://hrms.urban.org/briefs/literacy-by-race.html

Doty, M., and Blumenthal, D.  Coverage Opportunities and Obstacles for Hispanics Under the ACA.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, Feb. 13, 2014.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Blog/2014/Feb/Coverage-Opportunities-and-Obstacles-for-Hispanics-Under-the-ACA.aspx

Bonnyman, G., and Garr, T.  Obamacare: cautionary lessons from the Tennessee prequel.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved;25(1):xxv-xxxi, Feb. 2014.

Mack, A., and others.  Supporting a Movement for Health and Health Equity:  Workshop Summary (2014).  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2014.  http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=18751

(2014).  Mapping Gender Gaps in Health Care.  Santa Monica, CA:  Rand Corporation.  Retrieved from:  http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_briefs/RB9700/RB9781/RAND_RB9781.pdf

Institute for Healthcare Improvement.  Improving care and health for low-income populations.  Healthcare Executive;28(6):70, 72-73, Nov.-Dec. 2013. 

Snowdon, S.  Equal and respectful care for LGBT patients.  Healthcare Executive;28(6):52, 54-55, Nov.-Dec. 2013.

Alberti, P.M., Bonham, A.C., and Kirch, D.G.  Making equity a value in value-based health care.  Academic Medicine;88(11):1619-1623, Nov. 2013.

Hoenig, C.  How insurance access has already closed racial gaps.  Diversity Inc. Newsletters.  Oct. 14, 2013.  http://www.diversityinc.com/news/insurance-access-already-closed-racial-gaps/?utm_source=SailThru&utm_campaign=newsletterLuke&utm_medium=DI&utm_content=2013-10-14&utm_term=news

Glance, L.G., Osler, T.M., and others.  Trends in racial disparities for injured patients admitted to trauma centers.  HSR. Health Services Research;48(5):1684-1703, Oct. 2013. 

Kirby, J.B., and Kaneda, T.  ‘Double jeopardy’ measure suggests Blacks and Hispanics face more severe disparities than previously indicated.  Health Affairs;32(10):1766-1772, Oct. 2013.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/32/10/1766?etoc 

Qasim, M., and Andrews, R.  Despite Overall Improvement In Surgical Outcomes Since 2000, Income-Related Disparities Persist.  Health Affairs  32(10):1773-1780, Oct. 2013.  http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/abstract/32/10/1773?etoc

Turner, A.  The Business Case for Racial Equity.  Ann Arbor, MI:  Altarum Institute, Oct. 2013.  http://altarum.org/sites/default/files/uploaded-publication-files/The%20Business%20Case%20for%20Racial%20Equity%20FINAL.pdf

Shoup, C.  Getting to the heart of disparities in care.  Health Progress;94(5):17-20, Sept.-Oct. 2013.

Kirch, D.G., and Nivet, M.  Increasing diversity and inclusion in medical school to improve the health of all.  Journal of Healthcare Management;58(5):311-313, Sept.-Oct. 2013.

Schoen, C., and others.  Health Care in the Two Americas: Findings from the Scorecard on State Health System Performance for Low-Income Populations, 2013.  New York, NY:  The Commonwealth Fund.  Sept. 18, 2013.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/Fund-Reports/2013/Sep/Low-Income-Scorecard.aspx?omnicid=20

South-Paul, J.E., Roth, L., and others.  Building diversity in a complex academic health center.  Academic Medicine;88(9):1259-1264, Sept. 2013.  

Survey finds african americans hit hard by high health care costs.  Insight News.  Aug. 26, 2013.  http://www.insightnews.com/health/11215-survey-finds-african-americans-hit-hard-by-high-health-care-costs 

Health Gaps.  Health Affairs.  Aug. 15, 2013.  http://www.healthaffairs.org/healthpolicybriefs/brief.php?brief_id=98

Reducing Health Care Disparities: Collection and Use of Race, Ethnicity and Language Data.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, August 2013.  http://www.hpoe.org/Reports-HPOE/Equity_Care_Report_August2013.PDF

Sadowski, J.  The Neighborhood You’re From Could Mean Living 20 Years Longer.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  July 17, 2013.  http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/07/17/maps_show_differences_in_life_expectancy_robert_wood_johnson_foundation.html

Hoenig, C.  Diversity Inc. top 10 hospital systems lead HRC healthcare equality index.  Diversity Inc. July, 2013.  https://www.diversityinc.com/diversity-and-inclusion/diversityinc-top-10-hospital-systems-lead-hrc-healthcare-equality-index

Rodak, S.  16 Benefits of healthcare organization’s cultural competence.  Becker’s Hospital Review.  June 25, 2013.  http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/strategic-planning/16-benefits-of-healthcare-organizations-cultural-competence.html

Dimick, J., and others.  Black patients more likely than whites to undergo surgery at low-quality hospitals in segregated regions.  Health Affairs;32(6):1046-1053, June 2013. 

American College of Healthcare Executives.  Policy statement: the healthcare executive’s role in fostering inclusion of LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender] patients and employees.  Healthcare Executive.  28(3):113-115, May-June 2013.

Umbendenstock, R.J.  Equity in care: picking up the pace.  Journal of Healthcare Management;58(3):165-167, May/June 2013.

Beech, B.M., and others.  Mentoring programs for underrepresented minority faculty in academic medical centers: a systematic review of the literature.  Academic Medicine;88(4):541-549, Apr. 2013. 

Dolan, T.C.  Increasing diversity in governance and management.  Journal of Healthcare Management;58(2):84-86, Mar./Apr. 2013. 

Asada, Y., Yoshida, Y., and Whipp, A.M.  Summarizing social disparities in health.  The Milbank Quarterly;91(1):5-36, Mar. 2013. 

Health Coverage by Race and Ethnicity: The Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act.  Menlo Park,  CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Mar. 2013.  http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/upload/8423.pdf 

Patients With Limited English Proficiency.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Mar. 2013.  http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/education/curriculum-tools/teamstepps/lep/

De Filippi, R.  Stronger through diversity.  Trustee;66(3):31, Mar. 2013. 

Corlette, S., and others.  State insurance exchanges face challenges in offering standardized choices alongside innovative value-based insurance.  Health Affairs;32(2):418-426, Feb. 2013. 

Le Cook, B., Barry, C.L., and Busch, S.H.  Racial/ethnic disparity trends in children’s mental health care access and expenditures from 2002 to 2007.  Health Services Research;48(1):129-149, Feb. 2013. 

Lopez, L., and Jha, A.K.  Outcomes for whites and blacks at hospitals that disproportionately care for black Medicare beneficiaries.  Health Services Research;48(1):114-128, Feb. 2013. 

Shi, L., and others.  Reducing disparities in access to primary care and patient satisfaction with care: the role of health centers.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved;24(1):56-66, Feb. 2013.

Health Care Interpreter Network.  Oaklad, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, Feb. 2013. http://www.chcf.org/projects/2009/health-care-interpreter-network

Dimensions of diversity.  Healthcare Executive.  28(1):42, 44-46, 48, 50, 52, Jan./Feb. 2013.

Disparities Research for Change: Finding Answers Intervention Research (FAIR) Database. Solving Disparities.com, accessed Jan. 4, 2013 at http://www.solvingdisparities.org/fair

Leveraging culture to address health inequalities:  Examples from Native communities:  Workshop summary (2013).  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2013.  http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=18496

Diversity and Disparities: a Benchmark Study of U.S. Hospitals in 2013.  Chicago:  Institute of Diversity in Health Management.  http://www.equityofcare.org/about/resources/diversity_disparities_Benchmark_study_hospitals_2013.pdf

Larger, R.  We are family: marketing to Hispanic Medicare patients is a community effort.  Marketing Health Services;32(1):16-21, Winter 2012.

Safford, M., and others.  Association of race and sex with risk of incident acute coronary heart disease events.  Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA).  308(17):1768-1774, Nov. 7, 2012.  http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1389611

Daviglus, M., and others.  Prevalence of major cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease among Hispanic/Latino individuals of diverse backgrounds in the United States.  Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA).  308(17):1775-1784, Nov. 7, 2012.  http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1389614

Krupa, C. Report spells out 6 steps to reduce health disparities.  amednews.com.  Sept. 3, 2012.  http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2012/09/03/prsb0903.htm

Improving Patient Safety Systems for Patients With Limited English Proficency.  A Guide for Hospitals.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Sept. 2012.  http://www.ahrq.gov/populations/lepguide/

Birk, S.  All of us: embracing diversity in healthcare.  Healthcare Executive;27(4):30-32, 34-36, 38, July/Aug. 2012.

Oh, J.  AF4Q hospitals improve readmissions, language services and other quality measures.  Becker's Hospital Review.  July 31, 2012.  http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/quality/af4q-hospitals-improve-readmissions-language-services-and-other-quality-measures.html

Hobby, F.  Health care facing a disparities tsunami.  H&HN.  July 2, 2012.  http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/HHNDaily/HHNDailyDisplay.dhtml?id=6490005454

Wilder, S., Szpytek, S., and Groeneweg, C.  Disaster preparedness refresher: frequent drills can help uncover any holes in emergency plans.  Provider;38(7):43-44, July 2012.

Cultivating Culturally Competent Organizations: Making the Transition for Health Equity.  Washington, DC:  Grant Makers Health.  June 18, 2012.  http://www.gih.org/files/FileDownloads/Issue_Focus_Culturally_Competent_Orgs_6-18-12.pdf

Elnashar, M., Abdelrahim, H., and Fetters, M.D.  Cultural competence springs up in the desert: the story of the Center for Cultural Competence in Health Care at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.  Academic Medicine;87(6):759-766, June 2012. 

Peek, M.E., and others.  A study of national physician organizations’ efforts to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities in the United States.  Academic Medicine;87(6):694-700, June 2012.  

Diversity & Disparities: a Benchmark Study of U.S. Hospitals.  June 2012.  http://www.hpoe.org/resources-and-tools/resources/diversity_disparities_chartbook.pdf

Berenson, J., and others.  Achieving Better Quality of Care for Low-Income Populations:  The Roles of Health Insurance and the Medical Home in Reducig Health Inequities.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, May 16, 2012.  http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/Issue-Briefs/2012/May/Achieving-Better-Quality-of-Care-for-Low-Income-Populations.aspx

Eliminating Health Care Disparities: Implementing the National Call to Action UsingLessons Learned.  Apr. 2012.  http://www.hpoe.org/hpoe/resources/eoc-eliminating-health-disparities.pdf

Weisman, J., and others.  Pay-for-performance programs to reduce racial/ethnic disparities.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  23(1):144-160, Feb. 2012.  http://www.rwjf.org/qualityequality/product.jsp?id=74012

Eliminating Health Care Disparities:  Implementing the National Call to Auction Using Lessons Learned.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, Feb. 2012.  http://www.hpoe.org/hpoe/resources/eoc-eliminating-health-disparities.pdf

Chin, M., and others.  A roadmap and best practices for organizations to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  27(8):992-1000, 2012.  http://www.springerlink.com/content/84vg96h755m221vt/?MUD=MP

 

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