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Barr, D.  Health Disparities in the United States.  Baltimore, MD:  John Hopkins University Press, 2008.  (WA 300 B268h 2008).

Mayberry, R., and others.  Improving quality and reducing inequities:  a challenge in achieving best care.  World Hospitals and Health Services.  44(3):16-31, 2008.

Barr, D.  Health Disparities in the United States.  Baltimore, MD:  John Hopkins University Press, 2008.  (WA 300 B268h 2008).

Brennan, R., Baker, E., and Metzler, M. Promoting Health Equity: A Resource to Help Communities Address Social Determinants of Health.  Atlanta:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2008.

Wenger, M.  No More Katrinas: How Reducing Disparities Can Promote Disaster Preparedness.  Washington:  Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Health Policy Institute, 2008.

Galanti, G.  Caring for Patients from Different Cultures.  4th ed.  Philadelphia, PA:  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008.  (GN 270 G146c 2008).

Corrigan, J.  National Voluntary Consensus Standards for Ambulatory Care-Measuring Healthcare Disparities.  Washington:  National Quality Forum (NQF), 2008.

Blacksher, E.  Children's health inequalities:  Ethical and political challenges to seeking justice.  Hastings Center Report.   38(4):28-35, 2008.

Hibbard, J., and others.  Racial/ethnic disparities and consumer activation in health.  Health Affairs.   27(5):1442-1453, 2008.

Cohen, J.   Challenges and Successes in Reducing Health Disparities.  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2008.

Werner, R., Goldman, L., and Dudley, R.  Comparison of change in quality of care between safety-net and non safety-net hospitals.  Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).  299(18):2180-2187, 2008.

Wilson- Stronks, A., and others.    One Size Does Not Fit All: Meeting the Health Care Needs of Diverse Populations.  Oakbrook Terrace, IL:  The Joint Commission, 2008.

Ezzati, M., and others.   The reversal of fortunes: trends in county mortality and cross-county mortality disparities in the United States .  PLoS Medicine  5(4):e66, 2008.

Health Inequities in the Bay Area.  Oakland, CA:  Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, 2008.

Averback B.   Live from AMGA [American Medical Group Association]: Tracking Disparities.   HealthLeaders Media Audio, 2008.

Withy, K., and others.  Assessing health disparities in rural Hawaii using the Hoshin facilitation method.  Journal of Rural Health.  23(1):84-88, Winter 2007.

Key Health Disparities-Focused Legislation Introduced in the 110th Congress.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Dec. 14, 2007.

Vanderbilt, S., and others.  A qualitative study of physicians' engagement in reducing healthcare disparities.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(12):1315-1322, Dec. 2007.

Allensworth-Davies, D., and others.  Country of origin and racio-ethnicity:  are there differences in perceived organizational cultural competency and job satisfaction among nursing assistants in long-term care?  Health Care Management Review.  32(4):321-329, Oct./Dec. 2007.

Early clinical trials lack diversityKaiser Daily Health Policy Report, Nov. 19, 2007.

Dasanayake, A., and others.  Challenges faced by minority children in obtaining dental care.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(4):779-788, Nov. 2007.

Shavers, V., Fagan, P., and McDonald, P.  Health disparities across the cancer continuum.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.   18(4):suppl. 1-5, Nov. 2007.

Gilbert, G., Litaker, M., and Makhija, S.  Differences in quality between dental practices associated with race and income mix of patients.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(4):847-867, Nov. 2007.

Ngui, E., and Flores, G.  Unmet needs for specialty, dental, mental, and allied health care among children with special health care needs:  are there racial/ethnic disparities?  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(4):931-949, Nov. 2007.

Rawaf, M., and Kressin, N.  Exploring racial and sociodemographic trends in physician behavior, physician trust and their association with blood pressure control.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(11):1248-1254, Nov. 2007.

Cai, J., and others.  Fetal mortality:  timing of racial disparities.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(11):1258-1260, Nov. 2007.

Mak, W., and others.  Gender and ethnic diversity in NIMH-funded clinical trials:  review of a decade of published research.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.  34(6):497-503, Nov. 2007.

Steele, C., and others.   Health Disparities in HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis in the United States.  Atlanta, GA:  Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nov. 2007.

Roberts, L., and others.  Ethical disparities:  challenges encountered by multidisciplinary providers in fulfilling ethical standards in the care of rural and minority people.  Journal of Rural Health.  23:suppl. 89-97, Fall 2007.

Haas, J., and Swartz, K.  The relative importance of worker, firm, and market characteristics for racial/ethnic disparities in employer-sponsored health insurance.  Inquiry.  44(3):280-302, Fall 2007.

Woolf, S.   Future health consequences of the current decline in US household income.  Journal of the American Medical Association.   298(16):1931-1933, Oct. 24/31, 2007.

Booth, B.  Gender discrimination still an issue for women doctors.  American Medical News.  50(38):13, Oct. 8, 2007.

Redberg, R.  Disparities in use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.  Journal of the American Medical Association.   298(13):1564-1566, Oct. 3, 2007.

Curtis, L., and others.  Sex differences in the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary and secondary prevention of sudden cardiac death.  Journal of the American Medical Association.   298(13):1517-1524, Oct. 3, 2007.

Hernandez, A., and others.  Sex and racial differences in the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators among patients hospitalized with heart failure.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  298(13):1525-1532, Oct. 3, 2007.

Improving Quality and Reducing Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality in Metropolitan Chicago.  Chicago:  Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force, Oct. 2007.

AONE guiding principles for diversity in health care organizations.  Nurse Leader.  5(5):17-21, Oct. 2007.

Chu, K., Miller, B., and Springfield, S.  Measures of racial/ethnic health disparities in cancer mortality rates and the influence of socioeconomic status.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(10):1092-1104, Oct. 2007.

Boswell, J., Miller, K., and Joiner, J.  Words will never hurt me:  the risks in treating a linguistically diverse population.  Health Lawyers News.  11(10):10-15, Oct. 2007.

Meyers, S.  Disaster preparedness:  when your community needs you most.  Trustee.  60(9):8-11, Oct. 2007.

Andrulis, D., Siddiqui, N., and Gantner, J.  Preparing racially and ethnically diverse communities for public health emergencies.  Health Affairs.   26(5):1269-1279, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Keppel, K., Bilheimer, L., and Gurley, L.  Improving population health and reducing health care disparities.  Health Affairs.   26(5):1281-1292, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Weinick, R., and others.  Measuring racial and ethnic health care disparities in Massachusetts.  Health Affairs.   26(5):1293-1302, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Blendon, R., and others.  Disparities in health:  perspectives of a multi-ethnic, multi-racial America.  Health Affairs.  26(5):1437-1447, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Smith, D., and others.  Separate and unequal:  racial segregation and disparities in quality across U.S. nursing homes.  Health Affairs.   26(5):1448-1458, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Swedish, J.  Diversity is a leadership responsibility.  Health Progress.  88(5):24-28, Sept./Oct. 2007.

Collecting Data on Patient Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language Is Helping Hospitals Improve the Quality of Care .   Princeton, NJ:  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sept. 24, 2007.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Access to and Quality of Health Care.  Princeton, NJ:  The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sept. 2007.

HRET Disparities Toolkit.  Chicago:  Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET), Sept. 2007.

Snowden, L., and others.  Capitation and racial and ethnic differences in use and cost of public mental health services.  Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research.  34(5):456-464, Sept. 2007.

Pippins, J., Fitzmaurice, G., and Haas, J.  Hospital characteristics and racial disparities in hospital mortality from common medical conditions.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(9):1030-1036, Sept. 2007.

James, C.  Kaiser EDU tutorial: Race, Ethnicity, and Health.  Menlo Park, CA:  Kaiser Family Foundation, Aug. 2007.

Angeles, J., and Somers, S.   From policy to action: addressing racial and ethnic disparities at the ground-levelIssue Brief.  :1-10, Aug. 2007.

Volpp, K., and others.  Is thirty-day hospital mortality really lower for Black veterans compared with White veterans?  Health Services Research.  42(4):1613-1631, Aug. 2007.

Gallegos, A.  Retail medicine:  the cure for healthcare disparities?  Journal of Healthcare Management.  52(4):227-234, July/Aug. 2007.

Town, R., and others.  Hospital consolidation and racial/income disparities in health insurance coverage.  Health Affairs.   26(4):1170-1180, July/Aug. 2007.

National Association of State Offices of Minority Health Directors.  Dover, DE:  Office of Minority Health, July 2007.

Exploring Diversity in the Physician Workforce: Benefits, Challenges, and Future Directions.  Washington:  Association of American Medical Colleges, Summer 2007.

Roadmaps for Clinical Practice Series-Improving Immunization: Addressing Racial and Ethinic Populations.  Chicago:  American Medical Association, June 28, 2007.

Beal, A., and others.  Closing the Divide:  How Medical Homes Promote Equity in Health Care:  Results From the Commonwealth Fund 2006 Health Care Quality Survey.  Vol. 62.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, June 27, 2007.

Hasnain-Wynia, R., and others.  Disparities in health care are driven by where minority patients seek careArchives of Internal Medicine.  167(12):1233-1239, June 25, 2007.

Wickrama, K., Elder, G., and Abraham, W.  Rurality and ethnicity in adolescent physical illness:  are children of the growing rural Latino population at excess health risk?  Journal of Rural Health.   23(3):228-237, Summer 2007.

Xu, K., and Borders, T.  Racial and ethnic disparities in the financial burden of prescription drugs among older Americans.  Journal of Health and Human Services Administration.  30(1):28-49, Summer 2007.

Lofton, K.  Diversity needed in the c-suite.  Modern Healthcare.  37(23):26, June 4, 2007.

Evans, M.  The cure is in the melting pot.  Modern Healthcare.  37(23):32, 33, 36, June 4, 2007.

Tucker, C., and others.  Assessments for measuring patient-centered cultural sensitivity in community-based primary care clinics.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  99(6):609-619, June 2007.

Kerfoot, K.  Bossing or serving?:  how leaders execute effectively.  Nursing Economics. 25(3):178, June 2007.

Cossey, M.  Building a case for using technology:  health literacy and patient education.  Nursing Economics. 25(3):186-188, June 2007.

Dunn, P.  Diversity on the rural hospital board:  challenges for today and beyond.  Trustee.    60(6):12-16, June 2007.

Bao, Y., Fox, S., and Escarce, J.  Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic differences in the discussion of cancer screening:  "between-" versus "within-" physician differences.  Health Services Research.   42(3):950-970 Part I, June 2007.

Stockdale, S., and others.  The effects of health sector market factors and vulnerable group membership on access to alcohol, drug, and mental health care.  Health Services Research.  42(3):1020-1041 Part I, June 2007.

Grassia, T.  Pioneer in field dedicated to minorityheartcare.   Today in Cardiology.  June 2007.

Dreachslin, J.  The role of leadership in creating a diversity-sensitive organization.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  52(3):151-155, May/June 2007.

Clark, P., Brown, M., and Matthew, M.  Regaining minorities' trust.  Health Progress.  88(3):41-49, May/June 2007.

News Stories on Health Care Disparities Often Put Burden on Patient.  Washington:  Health Behavior News Service, May 20, 2007.

Taking Action on Health Equity.  Brussels, Belgium:  EuroHealthNet, May 2, 2007.

Overall Infant Mortality Rate in United States Largely Unchanged:  Rates Among Black Women More Than Twice That of White Women.  Washington:  U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, May 2, 2007.

Betancourt, J., and others.  Resident Physicians' Preparedness to Provide Cross-Cultural Care:  Implications for Clinical Care and Medical Education Policy.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, May 2007.

Thamer, M., and others.  Dialysis facility ownership and epoetin dosing in patients receiving hemodialysis.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(15):1667-1674, Apr. 18, 2007.

Casalino, L., and Elster, A.  Will pay-for-performance and quality reporting affect health care disparities?  Health Affairs.  26(3):w405-w414, Apr. 10, 2007.

Jacobson, J., Robinson, P., and Bluthenthal, R.  Racial disparities in completion rates from publicly funded alcohol treatment:  economic resources explain more than demographics and addition severity.  Health Services Research.  42(2):773-794, Apr. 2007.

Karliner, L., and others.  Do professional interpreters improve clinical care for patients with limited English proficiency?  a systematic review of the literature.  Health Services Research.  42(2):727-754, Apr. 2007.

Narrowing the gap.  AHIP Coverage.  48(2):36-45, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Dreachslin, J., and others.  Diversity management and cultural competence:  research, practice, and the business case.  Journal of Healthcare Management.  52(2):79-86, Mar./Apr. 2007.

Building Culturally Competent Health Systems in California.  Los Angeles:  The California Edowment, Mar. 28-29, 2007.

Harper, S.  Trends in the Black-White life expectancy gap in the United States, 1983-2003Journal of the American Medical Association.  297(11):1224-1232, Mar. 16, 2007.

Crawley, L., and Singer, M.  Racial, Cultural, and Ethnic Factors Affecting the Quality of End-of-Life Care in California.  Oakland, CA:  California Health Care Foundation, Mar. 2007.

MacDorman, M., and others.  Fetal and Perinatal Mortality, United States, 2003.   55(6):1-18, Feb. 21, 2007.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Disparities in colon cancer screening in the Medicare population.  Archives of Internal Medicine.  167(3):258-264, Feb. 12, 2007.

Tools to Address Disparities in Health:  Data as Building Blocks for Change.   Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Feb. 5, 2007.

Reducing Racial, Ethnic Health Disparities Among Medicaid Managed Care Beneficiaries Toolkit.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Feb. 5, 2007.

Key Facts:  Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care, 2007 Update.  Washington:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Feb. 1, 2007.

Bai, Y., Hillemeier, M., and Lengerich, E.  Racial/ethnic disparities in symptom severity among children hospitalized with asthma.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(1):54-61, Feb. 2007.

Salas-Lopez, D., and others.  Cultural competency in New Jersey:  evolution from planning to law.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  18(1):35-43, Feb. 2007.

Cendan, J., and Birkmeyer, J.  Addressing disparities in surgical care.  Bulletin.  92(2):23-24, Feb. 2007.

Le Cook, B.  Effect of Medicaid managed care on racial disparities in health care access.  Health Service Research.  42(1):124-145, Part I, Feb. 2007.

Reducing Health Disparities Among Children: Strategies and Programs for Health Plans.  Washington:  NIHCM Foundation, Feb. 2007.

O'Malley, A., Landon, B., and Guadagnoli, E.  Analyzing multiple informant data from an evaluation of the health disparities collaboratives.    Health Service Research.  42(1 Part I):146-164, Feb. 2007.

Volpp, K., and others.  The effect of market reform on racial differences in hospital mortality.   Journal of General Internal Medicine.  21(11):1198-1202, Jan. 30, 2007.

Ackerman, K.  New web site Features comparative health data.  Healthbeat, Jan. 25, 2007.

Landers, S. Progress on the health disparity front?  American Medical News.  50(3):32-33, Jan. 22, 2007.

Kaiser Health Disparities Report:  A Weekly Look at Race Ethnicity and Health.  Menlo Park, CA:  Kaiser Family Foundation.  Jan. 15, thru Jan. 19, 2007.

Virnig, B., and others.  Efforts to reduce racial disparities in Medicare managed care must consider the disproportionate effects of geography.  American Journal of Managed Care.  13(1):52-56, Jan. 2007.

Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Medicaid Managed.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund.  Jan. 2007.

A Cultural Competency Toolkit:  Ten Grant Sites Share Lessons Learned.  Rockville, MD:  National Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center.  Jan. 2007.

Martin, C.   Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities: Quality Improvement in Medicaid Managed Care Toolkit.  Hamilton, NJ:  Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., Jan. 2007.

Siegel, B., Regenstein, M., and Jones, K.  Enhancing Public Hospitals' Reporting of Data on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care .  Vol. 50.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund.  Jan. 2007.

A Toolkit for Collecting Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language Information from Patients.  Chicago:  Health Research and Educational Trust.  Jan. 2007.

Gaskin, D., and others.  Examining racial and ethnic disparities in site of usual source of careJournal of the National Medical Association.  99(1):22-30, Jan. 2007.

Addressing Disparities and Serving Diverse Patient Populations.  Washington:  National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, Jan. 2007.

2007 Health Care Disparities Report.  Minneapolis, MN:  MN Community Measurement, 2007.

Wilson-Stronks, A., and Galvez, E.  Hospitals, Language, and Culture: A Snapshot of the Nation.  Oakbrook Terrace, IL:   Joint Commission, 2007.

Gany, F.  Patient satisfaction with different interpreting methods: a randomized controlled trailJournal of General Internal Medicine.  22(Suppl. 2):312-318, 2007.

Teitler, J., and others.  A cross-national comparison of racial and ethnic disparities in low birth weight in the United States and EnglandPediatrics.   120:e1182-e1189, 2007.

Innovative Practices in Multicultural Health Care 2007.   Washington:  National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2007.

Ahmad, W., and Bradby, H.  Locating ethnicity and health: exploring concepts and contextsSociology of Health and Illness.  29(6):795-810, 2007.

Strategic Plan to Eliminate Health Disparities in New Jersey.  Trenton, NJ:  New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, 2007.

Nazroo, J., and others.  The Black Diaspora and Health Inequalities in the US and England: Does Where You Go and How You Get There Make a Difference?   Malden, MA:  Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2007.

Factline: Tracking Health in Underserved Communities.  Bethesda, MD:  National Library of Medicine; Nashville, TN:  Meharry Medical College, 2007.

Armstrong, K., and others.  Racial/ethnic differences in physician distrust in the United StatesAmerican Journal of Public Health.  97(7):1283-1289, 2007.

Flowers, L.  Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Influenza and Pneumococcal Immunization Rates Among Medicare Beneficiaries.   Issue Brief #83.  Washington:  AARP, 2007.

Speaking Together:  Video Highlights Importance of Language Services for Ensuring Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality.  Stanford, CA:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2007.

Graham, J., editor.  Population-Specific Staff Competence.  Oakbrook Terrace, IL:  Joint Commission Resource, 2007.

Reducing Racial, and Ethnic Health Disparities : A Quality to Improvement Initiative in Medicine Managed Care. Hamilton, NJ:  Center for Health Care Strategies, 2007.

Institute for Diversity:  addressing the needs of patients and employees.  HR Pulse.  :44-48, Winter 2006.

National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2006.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Dec. 2006.

Lee, B.  Meeting the language challenge.  Healthcare Executive.  21(6):40-42, Nov./Dec. 2006.

Shah, N., and Carrasquillo, O.  Twelve-year trends in health insurance coverage among Latinos, by subgroup and immigration status.  Health Affairs.  25(6):1612-1619, Nov./Dec. 2006.

Hadley, J., Cunningham, P., and Hargraves, J.  Would safety-net expansions offset reduced access resulting from lost insurance coverage?  Race/ethnicity differences.  Health Affairs.  25(6):1679-1687, Nov./Dec. 2006.

Morrison, I.  First ClassHospital and Health Networks.  Web Exclusive.  Nov. 7, 2006.

Vulnerable populations:  who are they?  American Journal of Managed Care. 12(13)S348-S352, Nov. 2006.

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care.  Washington:  Alliance for Health Reform, Nov. 2006.

Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities & Improving Quality of Health Care. Phase I Summary Report.  Phoenix, AZ:  National Health Plan Collaborative, Nov. 2006.

Misra, D.  Racial disparities in perinatal health:  a multiple determinants perinatal framework with a lifespan approach.  Harvard Health Policy Review.  7(2):72-90, Fall 2006.

Liu, J., and others.  Disparities in the utilization of high-volume hospitals for complex surgery.  Journal of the American Medical Association.   296(16):1973-1980, Oct. 25, 2006.

Trivedi, A., and others.  Relationship between quality of care and racial disparities in Medicare health plans.  Journal of the American Medical Association.   296(16):1998-2004, Oct. 25, 2006.

Understanding and Reducing Disparities in Health:  Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Contributions.  Bethesda, MD:  Office of Behavioral and Social Science Research, National Institutes of Health, Oct. 23-24, 2006.

DeRosa, N., and Kochurka, K.  Implement culturally competent healthcare in your workplace.  Nursing Management.  37(10):18-26, Oct. 2006.

The Imperative of Reducing Health Disparities Through Prevention:  Challenges, Implications, and Opportunities.  Oakland, CA:  Prevention Institute.  Oct. 2006.

The Rationale for Diversity in the Health Professions:  A Review of the Evidence.  Executive Summary.  Rockville, MD:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Oct. 2006.

Vladek, B., Van de Water, P., and Eichner, J., editors.  Strengthening Medicare's Role in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  Washington:  National Academy of Social Insurance, Oct. 2006.

Vladeck, B., Van de Water, P., and Eichner, J., editors.  Strengthening Medicare's Role in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  Washington, DC:  National Academy of Social Insurance, Oct. 2006.

Graham, G., and others.  Impact of heart disease and quality of care on minority populations in the United States.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  98(10):1579-1586, Oct. 2006.

Bakalar, N.  Despite equal cancer care, a racial disparity persists.  New York Times.  Sept. 26, 2006.

Health Care Coverage and Access for Hispanics: How Does It Differ Across America.  Menlo Park, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Sept. 21, 2006.

Meyers, K.  Reducing Disparities:  Goals, Roles, and Opportunities.  Oakland, CA:  Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy.  Sept. 20, 2006.

Report of the National Steering Committee:  on Hospitals and the Public's Health.   Chicago:  Health Research Educational Trust, Sept. 2006.

Murray, C., and others.  Eight Americas: investigating mortality disparities across races, counties, and race-counties in the United States.  PLl.c.S Medicine.   3(9):1513-1524, Sept. 2006.

Postscript:  health disparity and collaborative.  Ambulatory Care Management.  29(3):233-234, July/Sept. 2006.

Barnhart, J, and others.  Can non-medical factors contribute to disparities in coronary heart disease treatments?  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  17(3):559-574, Aug. 2006.

Thrope, K., and Howard, D.  The rise in spending among Medicare beneficiaries: the role of chronic disease prevalence and changes in treatment intensityHealth Affairs.  Web exclusive.  25:w378-w388, Aug. 22, 2006.

Bostick, N., and others.  Physicians' ethical responsibilities in addressing racial and ethnic healthcare disparities.  Journal of the National Medical Association.   98(8):1329-1334, Aug. 2006.

Nerenz, D., Hunt, K., and Escarce, J.  Health care organizations' use of data on race/ethnicity to address disparities in health care.  Health Services Research.  41(4 Part I):1444-1450, Aug. 2006.

Sequist, T., and Schneider, E.  Addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care:  using federal data to support local programs to eliminate disparities.  Health Services Research.  41(4 Part I):1451-1468, Aug. 2006.

Hasnain-Wynia, R., and Baker, D.  Obtaining data on patient race, ethnicity, and primary language in health care organizations:  current challenges and proposed solutions.  Health Services Research.  41(4 Part I):1501-1518, Aug. 2006.

Lurie, N., and Fremont, A.  Looking forward cross-cutting issues in the collection and use of racial/ethnic data.  Health Services Research.  41(4 Part I):1519-1533, Aug. 2006.

Doty, M.  Health Care Disconnect: Gaps in Coverage and Care for Minority Adults: Findings from the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey (2005).  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund, Aug. 2006.

Shih, Y., Zhao, L., and Elting, L.  Does Medicare coverage of colonoscopy reduce racial/ethnic disparities in cancer screening among the elderly?  Health Affairs.   25(4):1153-1162, July/Aug. 2006.

Russo, C., Andrews, R., and Coffey, R.  Racial and ethnic disparities in potentially preventable hospitalizations, 2003. Statistical Brief.  (10):July 2006.

Russo, C., Andrews, R., and Coffey, R.   Racial and Ethnic disparities in Potentially Preventable Hospitalizations, 2003.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2006.

Ponce, N., Hayes, R., and Cunningham, W.  Linguistic disparities in health care access and health status among older adults.  Journal of General Internal Medicine.  21(7):786-791, July 2006.

The legality of collecting and disclosing patient race and ethnicity data.   Washington, DC:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, June 22, 2006.

Davis, J., Taira, D., and Chung, D.  Health disparities in 30 indicators of recommended clinical care.  Journal for Healthcare Quality.  28(3):32-41, May/June 2006.

Burt, T. Closing the healthcare gap for Latinos.  Healthcare Executive.   21(3):42-43, May/June 2006.

Speaking the same language:  Georgia providers cross language barriers.  GHA Today.  50(3):1, 6-7, May/June 2006.

BeLue, R., and others.  Racial disparities in sense of community and health status.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  29(2):112-123, Apr./June 2006.

McClellan, L., and Schlundt, D.  Overview of Nashville REACH 2010's approach to eliminating disparities in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  29(2):106-112, Apr./June 2006. 

Schlundt, D., and others.  An evaluation of the Nashville REACH 2010 community health screening strategy.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  29(2):151-161, Apr./June 2006.

Greene, C., and others.  Diabetes management among low-income African Americans:  a description of a pilot strategy for empowerment.  Journal of Ambulatory Care Management.  29(2):162-166, Apr./June 2006.

Collins, J.  Addressing racial and ethnic disparities:  lessons from the REACH 2010 communities.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  Suppl.  17(2):1-5, May 2006.

Graham, g.  REACH 2010:  working together to achieve the goal of eliminating health disparities.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  Suppl.  17(2):6-8, May 2006.

Kaplan, S., and others.  The role of faith-based institutions in addressing health disparities:  a case study of an initiative in the southwest Bronx.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  Suppl.  17(2):9-19, May 2006.

Wynn, T., and others.  Addressing disparities through coalition building:  Alabama REACH 2010 lessons learned.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  Suppl.  17(2):55-77, May 2006.

Fort, J., and McClellan, L.  REACH-Meharry community-campus partnership:  developing culturally competent health care providers.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  Suppl.  17(2):78-87, May 2006.

Freeman, G., and Lethbridge-Cejku, M.  Access to health care among Hispanic or Latino women:  United States, 2000-2002. Advance Data.  (368):, Apr. 20, 2006.

Better health care doesn't erase racial gapReuters.  Apr. 7, 2006.

Racial/ethnic disparities in diagnoses of HIV/AIDS-33 states, 2001-2004.  Journal of the American Medical Association.  295(13):1508-1510, Apr. 5, 2006.

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CMS to demonstrate reductions in cancer health care disparities.  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Press Release, Mar. 24, 2006.

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California Health Care Leaders Work Together on Solutions to End Health Disparities. Sacramento, CA:  California Hospital Association.  Feb. 2006.

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Bakalar, N.  Black-white differences found in cancer care.  The New York Times.  Jan 3, 2006.

Richardson, C., and others.  The roles of teaching hospitals, insurance status, and race/ethnicity in receipt of adjuvant therapy for regional-stage breast cancer in Florida.  American Journal of Public Health.   96(1):160-166, Jan. 2006.

Ghose, M.  Health Insurance Premium Growth Slows Despite Increased Utilization, Higher Costs.  Press Release.  Washington:  America's Health Insurance Plans, Jan. 30. 2006.

Diversity in the Physician Workforce:  Facts and Figures 2006.  Washington:  Association of American Medical College, 2006.

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Ferraro, K., and others.  The Color of Hospitalization Over the Adult Life Course:  Cumulative Disadvantage in Black and White.  Journals of Gerontology Series B:  Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences.  61:S299-S306, 2006.

Collection and Use of Race and Ethnicity Data for Quality Improvement.  Washington:  America's Health Insurance Plan, 2006.

Tackling Health Inequities Through Public Health Practice: A Handbook for Action.  Washington, DC:  National Association of County and City Health Officials, 2006.

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Rural Health Disparities Collaboratives:  Benefits, Barriers and Adaptations for the Future.  Kansas City, MO:  National Rural Health Association, Dec. 1, 2005.

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Moon, Z., and others.  Attenuation of racial differences in health service utilization patterns for previously uninsured children in the Delta.  Journal of Rural Health.  21(4):288-294, Fall 2005.

Bray, P., and others.  Confronting disparities in diabetes care:  the clinical effectiveness of redesigning care management for minority patients in rural primary care practices.  Journal of Rural Health.  21(4):317-321, Fall 2005.

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Second AHRQ report on nation's healthcare quality sees improvement but more work needed.  The Quality Letter for Healthcar Leaders.  17(4):11-12, Apr. 2005.

Herbert, P., and others.  The causes of racial and ethnic differences in Influenza vaccination rates among elderly Medicare beneficiaries.  Health Services Research.  40(2):517-537, Apr. 2005.

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Hassett, P.  Taking on racial and ethnic disparities in health care:  the experience at Aetna.  Health Affairs.  24(2):417-420, Mar./Apr. 2005.

Izlar, A.  Verizon works to eliminate disparities in health care for its diverse workforce.  Health Affairs.  24(2):421-423, Mar./Apr. 2005.

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Adams, E., Gavin, N., and Benedict, M.  Access for pregnant women on Medicaid:  variation by race and ethnicity.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  16(1):74-95, Feb. 2005.

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Shi, L., and others.  America's health centers:  reducing racial and ethnic disparities in perinatal care and birth outcomes.  Health Services Research.  Part I.  39(6):1881-1901, Dec. 2004.

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Wilson, E., and others.  Medical student, physician, and public perceptions of thealth care disparities.  Family Medicine.  36(10):715-721, Nov. 2004.

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Freedman, V., and others.  Socioeconomic disparities in the use of home health services in a Medicare managed care population.  Health Services Research.  39(5):1277-1297, Oct. 2004.

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Gwyn, K., and others.  Racial differences in diagnosis, treatment, and clinical delays in a population-based study of patients with newly diagnosed breast carcinoma.  Cancer. 100(8):1595-604, Apr. 2004.

Reilly, P.  Assessing the problem.  Modern Healthcare.  34(13):12-13, Mar. 29, 2004.

Community-based approaches to reducing racial and ethnic disparities in health.  http://www.rand.org/health/reach/index.html

Croasdale, M.  New AMA award honors doctors focusing on disparities.  AMNews.  March 15, 2004.  http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/03/15/prse0315.htm

Deswal, A., and others.  Impact of race on health care utilization and outcomes in veterans with congestive heart failure. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 43(5):778-84, Mar.3, 2004.

Henley, E., and Peters, K.  10 steps for avoiding health disparities in your practice. The Journal of Family Practice.  53(3):193-6, Mar. 2004.

Beach, M., Cooper, L., and Robinson, K.  Strategies for Improving Minority Healthcare Quality.  Summer Evidence Report/Technology Assessment Number 90.  AHRQ Publication Number 04-E008-1.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Jan. 2004.

Remus, B.  Lack of cultural competency:  a business and clinical risk.  Journal of Healthcare Risk Management.  24(4):5-11, 2004.

Baicker, K., and others.  Who you are and where you live:  how race and geography affect the treatment of medicare beneficiaries.  :33-44, Health Affairs.   Suppl., 2004.

Lynch, J., and others.  Is income inequality a determinant of population health?  part 1.  a systematic review.  The Milbank Quarterly.  82(1):5-99, 2004.

Bartley, M.  Health Inequity:  An Introduction to Theories, Concepts and Methods.  Cambridge, UK:  Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2004.  (WA 31 B291h 2004).

Fukuyama, M., and Sevig, T.  Cultural diversity in pastoral care.  Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy.  13(2):25-42, 2004.

Anderson, R., and Fukuyama, M. Ministry in the Spiritual and Cultural Diversity of Health Care:  Increasing the Competency of Chaplains.  New York:  The Haworth Pastoral Press, 2004.

Frame, M.  Forging spiritual and cultural competency in spiritual care-givers:  a response to fukuyama and sevig and anderson.  Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy.  13(2):51-58, 2004.

Cook, S.  Definitions, obstacles, and standards of care for the integration of spiritual and cultural competency within health care chaplaincy.  Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy.  13(2):59-69, 2004.

Lee, K.  Toward multicultural competencies for pastoral/spiritual care providers in clinical settings:  response to anderson, fukuyama, and sevig.  Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy.  13(2):43-58, 2004.

Wintz, S.  The chaplain's path in cultural and spiritual sensitivity:  a response to anderson, fukuyama, and sevig.  Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy.  13(2):71-82, 2004.

Schore, J, Brown, R., and Lavin, B.  Racial disparities in prescription drug use among dually eligible beneficiaries.  Health Care Financing Review.  25(2):77-94, Winter 2003-2004.

Barr, J., and others.  Reducing disparities in utilization of mamography:  reaching dually eligible women in Connecticut.  Journal of Health Services Administration.  26(3):298-335, Winter 2003.

Stelger, G., Samkoff, J., and Karoullas, J.  A program of interventions designed to increase mammography rates in women ages 50 years and older for an underserved racial minority.  Journal of Health Services Administration.  26(3):336-349, Winter 2003.

Sobel, E., and Mannis, C.  Reporting a health quality improvement project for reducing the disparity in screening mammograms among senior African-American women.  Journal of Health Services Administration.  26(3):350-382, Winter 2003.

Overcoming language barriers part I:  for clinicians:  a volunteers in health care guide.  www.volunteersinhealthcare.org/Manuals/VIH.Lang.Barriers.Manual.pdf

Overcoming language barriers part II:  for administrators:  a volunteer in health care guide.  www.volunteersinhealthcare.org/Manuals/VIH.LangBarr2.Manual.pdf

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Hypentension, diabetes, cholesterol, weight and weight control behaviors among non-metro minority adults:  PC00569.  Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).   Mobilizing communities:  a compendium of AAPI model practices:  HRS00325.  Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  A functional manual for providing linguistically competent health care services as developed by a community health center, asian pacific health care venture, inc:  HRS00326.  Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).  United States-Mexico border health commission:  http://www.borderhealth.org/

The reality of racial/ethnic bias in health care.  American Journal of Public Health.  93(12):1984-1985, Dec. 2003.

Most in U.S. see disparities in care of minority patients.  AM News: amednews.com.  Oct. 20, 2003. http//www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2003/10/20/hlsc1020.htm

The veterans health administration's promotion of health equity for racial and ethnic minorities.  American Journal of Public Health.  93(10):1622-1624, Oct. 2003.

Addressing racial and ethnic health disparities.  American Journal of Public Health.  93(10):1624-1626, Oct. 2003.

Achieving health equity:  an incremental journey.  American Journal of Public Health.  93(10):1619-1621, Oct. 2003.

Patient-physician relationships and racial disparities in the quality of health care.  American Journal of Public Health.  93(10):1622-1624, Oct. 2003.

Insurance, access, and quality of care among Hispanic populations.  2003 Chartpack.  Prepared by Michelle M. Doty, The Commonwealth Fund. www.cmwf.org/programs/minority/doty_hispanicchartpact_684.pdf

Clancy, C., and Chesley, F.  Strengthening the health services research to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.  Health Services Research.  38(5):xi-xviii, Oct. 2003.

Clark, P.  Prejudice and the medical profession.  Health Progress.  84(5):12-23, Sept/Oct. 2003.

Portraits in collaboration.  Health Progress.  84(5):37-39, Sept/Oct. 2003.

New Publications on Immigrant Health Care and Linguistic Access  http://www.kff.org/content/2003/20030821 

New and updated Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured publications address issues related to how race, immigration status, and language affect insurance coverage and access to care for non-citizens.  Additionally, one report focuses on issues of linguistic access in health care settings and provides an overview of the current legal rights and responsibilities of health care service and coverage providers.  In the right words:  addressing language and culture in providing health care.  Issue Brief No. 18, Aug. 2003.  Based on a Grantmakers in Health Issue Dialogue.  Grantmakers in Health.  http://www.gih.org/usr_doc/In_the_Right_Words.pdf

Cover story:  untapped potential.  HealthLeaders Information to Lead.   July 7, 2003.   http://www.healthleaders.com/magazine/feature1.php?contentid=46529&referring_friend=31220

National Healthcare Disparities Report.   Rockville, MD:   U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,  July 2003.  http://www.qualitytools.ahrq.gov/disparitiesreport/archive/2003/documents/report%207.pdf

National Healthcare Disparities Report.   Rockville, MD:   U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality,  July 2003.  http://www.qualitytools.ahrq.gov/disparitiesreport/download_report.aspx

Weech-Maldonado, R.  Race/ethnicity, language, and patients' assessments of care in Medicaid managed care.  Health Services Research.  38(3):789-808, June 2003.

Hargraves, J., and Hadley, J.  Health Services Research.  38(3):809-829, June 2003.

Chow, J., and Jaffee, K.  Racial/ethnic disparities in the use of mental health services in poverty areas.  American Journal of Public Health.  93:792-797, May 2003.

Smith, A.  Health policy and the coloring of an American male crisis:  a perspective on community-based health services.  American Journal of Public Health.  93:749-752, May 2003.

Satcher, D.  Overlooked and underserved:  improving the health of men of color.  American Journal of Public Health.  93:707-709, May 2003.

How do patterns of prescription drug coverage and use differ for White, African American, and Latino Medicare beneficiaries under 65 and 65+.  Kaiser Family Foundation.  http://www.kff.org/content/2003/6098/

Curtis, J.  Affirmative Action in Medicine:  Improving Health Care for Everyone. Ann Arbor, MI:  The University of Michigan Press, 2003

Huerta, E.  Cancer statistics for hispanics, 2003:  good news, bad news, and the need for a health system paradigm change.  CAA, Cancer Journal for Clinicians.  53:205-207, 2003

Purnell, L., and Paulanka, B.  Transcultural Health Care:  A Culturally Competent Approach.  2nd ed.  Philadelphia:  E. A. Davis Company, 2003.  (W 84 DA2 T772 2003).

Race, quality of care, and outcomes of elderly patients hospitalized with heart...rathore et al.  JAMA.  289: 2517-2524, 2003.  Pacific Islander populations.  http://www.healthfinder.gov/justforyou

Asian American Health.   The National Library of Medicine.  http://asianamericanhealth.nlm.nih.gov

Miranda, J., and others.  Improving care for minorities:  can quality improvement intervention improve care and outcomes for depressed minorities?  Results of a randomized, controlled trial.  Health Services Research.  38(2):613-630, Apr. 2003

Harrell, J., and Carrasquillo, O.   MSJAMA: The Latino disparity in health coverage.  JAMA. 289(9):1167, Mar. 5, 2003.

Davis, S., Liu, Y., and Gibbons, G.   Disparities in trends of hospitalization for potentially preventable chronic conditions among African Americans during the 1990s: implications and benchmarks.  American Journal of Public Health. 93(3):447-55, Mar. 2003.

Aaron, K., and Clancy, C.   Improving quality and reducing disparities: toward a common pathway. JAMA. 289(8):1033-4, Feb. 26, 2003.

Sehgal, A.   Impact of quality improvement efforts on race and sex disparities in hemodialysis. JAMA. 289(8):996-1000, Feb. 26, 2003.

Saver, B., and others.   Racial and ethnic disparities in the purchase of nongroup health insurance: the roles of community and family-level factors.  Health Services Research.  38(1 Pt 1):211-31, Feb., 2003.

Dunlop, D., and others.  Racial disparities in joint replacement use among older adults.  Medical Care.  41(2):288-98, Feb. 2003.

Glanz, K., and others.   Cancer-related health disparities in women.  American Journal of Public Health. 93(2):292-8, Feb. 2003.

Van Ryn, M., and Fu, S.   Paved with good intentions: do public health and human service providers contribute to racial/ethnic disparities in health?  American Journal of Public Health. 93(2):248-55, Feb. 2003.

James, S.  Confronting the moral economy of US racial/ethnic health disparities.  American Journal of Public Health. 93(2):189, Feb. 2003.

Saver, B., and others.  Racial and ethnic disparities in the purchase of nongroup health insurance:  the role of community and family-level factors.  Health Services Research.  38(1):Part 1, Feb. 2003.

Grady, P.   A NINR initiative to address health disparities.  Nursing Outlook.  51(1):5, Jan./Feb. 2003. 

Hinchey, P.   Bridging the gap. An innovative program helps to combat racial disparities in healthcare.  Healthcare Executive. 18(1):60-1, Jan./Feb. 2003.

Govindarajan, R., and others.   Racial differences in the outcome of patients with colorec carcinoma. Cancer. 97(2):493-8, Jan. 15, 2003.

Newman, L., Pollock, R., and Johnson-Thompson, M.   Increasing the pool of academically oriented African-American medical and surgical oncologists.   Cancer.  97(1 Suppl):329- Jan. 1, 2003.

Ibrahim, S. Hypertension and medication adherence among African Americans: a potential factor in cardiovascular disparities.  Journal of the National Medical Association. 95(1):28-9, Jan. 2003.

Zust, B., and Moline, K. Identifying underserved ethnic populations within a community: the first step in eliminating health care disparities among racial and ethnic minorities.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing.  14(1):66-74, Jan. 2003.

Balsa, A., and McGuire, T. Prejudice, clinical uncertainty and stereotyping as sources of health disparities.  Journal of Health Economics. 22(1):89-116, Jan. 2003.

Smedley, B., and others.  Unequal Treatment:  Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care.  Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care.  Board on Health Sciences Policy.  Institute of Medicine of National Academies.  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Copyright. 2003.

Gilbert, G., and others.  Racial differences in predictors of dental care use.  Health Services Research.  37(6): , Dec. 2002.

Shin, M.  Redressing wounds: finding a legal framework to remedy racial disparities in medical care.  California Law Review. 90(6):2049-100, Dec. 2002.

Alegria, M., and others.   Inequalities in use of specialty mental health services among Latin African Americans, and non-Latino whites. Psychiatric Services. 53(12):1547-55, Dec. 2002.

Alexander, G., Kogan, M., and Nabukera, S.    Racial differences in prenatal care use in the United States: are disparities decreasing?   American Journal of Public Health. 92(12):1970-5, Dec. 2002 

Vitullo, M., and Taylor, A.   Latino adults' health insurance coverage: an examination of Mexican and Puerto Rican subgroup differences.   Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.  3(4):504-25, Nov. 2002.

Bradley, E., and others.   Expanding the Andersen model: the role of psychosocial factors in long-term care use.   Health Services Research. 37(5):1221-42, Oct. 2002.

Lurie, N.   Addressing health disparities: where should we start?   Health Services Research.   37(5):1125-7, Oct. 2002.

Stryer, D., Weinick, R., and Clancy, C.   Reducing racial and ethnic disparities in health care.   Health Services Research. 37(5):xv-xxvi, Oct. 2002.

Betancourt, J., Green, A., and Carrillo, J.  Cultural competence in health care:  emerging frameworks and practical approaches.  Field Report.  The Commonwealth Fund.  Oct. 2002.  www.cmwf.org/programs/minority/betancourt_culturalcompetence_576.pdf

Carter-Pokras, O., and Baquet, C.  What is a "health disparity"?   Public Health Reports. 117(5):426-34, Sept./Oct. 2002.

Hogue, J. Toward a systematic approach to understanding--and ultimately eliminating--African American women's health disparities.  Women's Health Issues. 12(5):222-37, Sept./Oct. 2002.

Snowden, L., and Pingitore, D. Frequency and scope of mental health service delivery to African Americans in primary care.  Mental Health Services Research.  4(3):123-30, Sept. 2002.

Haas, J., and others. Effect of managed care insurance on the use of preventive care for specific ethnic groups in the United States.  Medical Care. 40(9):743-51, Sept. 2002.

Meredith, L., and Griffith-Forge, N.  The road to eliminating disparities in health care.  Medical Care.  40(9):729-31, Sept. 2002.

Disparities in providing care should be easy to spot, says report. Data Strategies & Benchmarks.   6(8):118-23, Aug. 2002.

LaVeist, T., and others. Physician referral patterns and race differences in receipt of coronary angiography.  Health Services Research. 37(4):949-62, Aug. 2002.

Nelson, A.  Unequal treatment: confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care.  Journal of the National Medical Association. 94(8):666-8, Aug. 2002.

Owen, W., Szczech, L., and Frankenfield, D. Healthcare system interventions for inequality in quality: corrective action through evidence-based medicine.  Journal of the National Medical Association.  94(8 Suppl):83S-91S, Aug. 2002.

Betancourt, J. IOM highlights health disparities: implications for health plans. Healthplan. 43(4):30-3, 36, July/Aug. 2002.

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Nerenz, D., and others.   Eliminating racial/ethnic disparities in health care: can healthplans generate reports?   Health Affairs. 21(3):259-63, May/Jun. 2002.

Langwell, K., and Moser, J.   Strategies for Medicare health plans serving racial and ethnic minorities.   Health Care Financing Review.   23(4):131-47, Summer 2002.

Baquet, C., and others.   Health disparities research--a model for conducting research on cancer disparities: characterization and reduction.   Journal of the Association for Academic Minority Physicians.   13(2):33-40, Apr. 2002.

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Stone, J. Race and healthcare disparities: overcoming vulnerability. Theorical Medicine and Bioethics.  23(6):499-518, 2002.

Schultz, A., and others. Racial and spatial relations as fundamental determinants of health in Detroit.   The Milbank Quarterly.  80(4):, 2002.

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