Scanning the Headlines: Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Updated on July 11, 2016

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Mathews, P.  (2016, July 7).  Digging deeply to address health inequities at the local level.  Health Affairs Blog.  Retrieved from:

Khazan, O.  (2016, June 1).  Not white, not rich, and seeking therapy.  The Atlantic.  Retrieved from:

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:

(2016, June).  The State of Health Care Diversity and Disparities: A Benchmarking Study of U.S. Hospitals.  Chicago:  Health Research & Educational Trust.  Retrieved from:

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:

(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:

Seo, J., and others.  (2016, May).  Effect of health literacy on decision-making preferences among medically underserved patients.  SAGE journals. Retrieved from:

(2016, Apr. 13).  New Quick Safety Focuses on Implicit Bias.  Oakbrook Terrace:  Joint Commission.  Retrieved from:

CMS Office of Minority Health. Mapping Medicare disparities.  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, accessed Mar. 18, 2016 at

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:

Ayanian, MD, J.  (2016, Feb. 15).  The Costs of Racial Disparities in Health Care.  New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst Blog.  Retrieved from:

(2016, Feb.).  Chartbook on Health Care for Blacks.  Rockville, Md:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Retrieved from:

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:

(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:

(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:

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:


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