Health equity

Five Ways that HIT Can Improve Health Equity

By Robert L. Murry PhD MD FAAFP – Recently I had the distinct privilege of presenting to the ONC Health IT Advisory Committee at their meeting titled “Health Equity by Design.” The presentation highlighted five areas of focus for Health IT in reducing health disparities:

Moving Forward Together: Addressing Health Equity

By Matt Fisher – Inequalities and disparities exist throughout society and industries, an issue that has become ever more apparent and spotlighted throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Focusing on healthcare, the inequities are impacting non-white patient populations and with each report found to exist across what appears to be every aspect of healthcare.

Quitting WHO and the Health Inequality

Through the healthcare lens, we are still encumbered in a global pandemic that disproportionately affects minorities. And the country has erupted in protest over police injustice which is putting tens of thousands of people in crowds without masks or social distancing.