Scanning the Headlines: Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Updated on October 25, 2016

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Weiner, L.  (2016, Sept. 19).  3 ways a CDO can help a hospital workforce.  HealthLeaders Media.  Retrieved from:  http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/hr/3-ways-cdo-can-help-hospital-workforce

Luthra, S.  (2016, Sept. 2).  Attending To The 'Human Element' Is Key To Keeping Patients Healthy.  Kaiser Health News.  Retrieved from:  http://khn.org/news/attending-to-the-human-element-is-key-to-keeping-patients-healthy

(2016, Aug.).  Resource for Entities Covered by Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/resources-for-covered-entities-top-15-languages-list.pdf

Schiaffino, M., and others.  (2016, Aug.).  Language services in hospitals vary by ownership and location.  Health Affairs.  35(8):1399-1403.  Retrieved from:  http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/8/1399.abstract

Mathews, P.  (2016, July 7).  Digging deeply to address health inequities at the local level.  Health Affairs Blog.  Retrieved from:  http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2016/07/07/digging-deeply-to-address-health-inequities-at-the-local-level/

Khazan, O.  (2016, June 1).  Not white, not rich, and seeking therapy.  The Atlantic.  Retrieved from:  http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/06/the-struggle-of-seeking-therapy-while-poor/484970

Clary, A.  (2016, June).  In the Zone:  State Strategies to Advance Health Equity by Investing in Community Health.  Portland, OR:  National Academy for State Health Policy.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nashp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/In-the-Zone-Brief.pdf

(2016, June).  The State of Health Care Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals.  Chicago:  Health Research & Educational Trust.  Retrieved from:  http://www.diversityconnection.org/diversityconnection/leadership-conferences/2016%20Conference%20Docs%20and%20Images/Diverity_Disparities2016_final.pdf

Artiga, S., and others.  (2016, June).  Key facts on health and health care by race and ethnicity.  Oakland, CA:  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Retrieved from:  http://files.kff.org/attachment/Chartpack-Key-Facts-on-Health-and-Health-Care-by-Race-and-Ethnicity

(2016, June).  About the Zika Virus Planning Resources.  Washington:  Department of Health and Human Services' Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, June 2016.  Retrieved from:  https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/documents/zikvresourceguideintro.pdf

Seo, J., and others.  (2016, May).  Effect of health literacy on decision-making preferences among medically underserved patients.  SAGE journals. Retrieved from:  http://mdm.sagepub.com/content/36/4/550.full

(2016, Apr. 13).  New Quick Safety Focuses on Implicit Bias.  Oakbrook Terrace:  Joint Commission.  Retrieved from:  http://www.jointcommission.org/issues/article.aspx?Article=TjgKCr9s%2b3VowCidQsb%2bE4yZbhTavTj%2fu0vzpKVtAHk%3d

CMS Office of Minority Health. Mapping Medicare disparities.  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, accessed Mar. 18, 2016 at  https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/OMH/OMH-Mapping-Medicare-Disparities.html

Zuckerman, D., Duncan, V., and Parker, K.   (2016, Mar. 1).  Building a Culture of Health Equity at the Federal Level.  Washington:  National Academy of Medicine.  Retrieved from:  http://nam.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Building-a-Culture-of-Health-Equity-at-the-Federal-Level.pdf

Ayanian, MD, J.  (2016, Feb. 15).  The Costs of Racial Disparities in Health Care.  New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst Blog.  Retrieved from:  http://catalyst.nejm.org/the-costs-of-racial-disparities-in-health-care/

Thompson, D., and others.  (2016, Feb.).  Framing the Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity to Advance Health Equity:  Proceedings of a Workshop.  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  https://www.nap.edu/catalog/23576/framing-the-dialogue-on-race-and-ethnicity-to-advance-health-equity

(2016, Feb.).  Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks.  Rockville, Md:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Retrieved from:  http://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/research/findings/nhqrdr/chartbooks/qdr2015-chartbook-blacks.pdf

Talih, M., and Huang, D.  (2016, Feb.).  Measuring Progress Toward Target Attainment and the Elimination of Health Disparities in Healthy People 2020.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/statnt/statnt27.pdf

(2016).  Committee on Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health.  A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health.  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://nap.us4.list-manage.com/track/click?u=eaea39b6442dc4e0d08e6aa4a&id=33ee4a72ba&e=36978ca720

(2016).  Committee and Accounting for Socioeconomic Status in Medicare Payment Programs and others.  Systems Practices for the Care of Socially At-Risk Populations.  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/21914/systems-practices-for-the-care-of-socially-at-risk-populations

Anderson, K., Olson, S., and others.  (2016).  The Promises and Perils of Digital Strategies in Achieving Health Equity:  Workshop Summary (2016).  Washington:  The National Academies Press.  Retrieved from:  http://www.nap.edu/catalog/23439/the-promises-and-perils-of-digital-strategies-in-achieving-health-equity

(2016).  Frequently Asked Questions to Accompany the Estimates of at Least the Top 15 Languages Spoken by Individuals with Limited English Proficiency under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.  Retrieved from:  http://www.hhs.gov/civil-rights/for-individuals/section-1557/1557faqs/top15-languages/index.html

 

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