Using REAL Data Infographic

Most hospitals collect race, ethnicity and language data, but a smaller percentage use the data in decision making. This infographic outlines why hospital leaders should use REAL data and provides a five-step framework to begin stratification. The detailed framework can be found in the guide, A Framework for Stratifying Race, Ethnicity and Language Data.

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