May 17, 2012
Program Result Report
Researchers at Emory University Department of Emergency Medicine analyzed data from two Atlanta emergency departments to ascertain barriers to achieving standard metrics of performance for treatment of patients with pneumonia.
February 14, 2012
A profile of Sarah Strunk, MHA, director of Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities.
August 23, 2011
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey delivers keynote at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Health Equity Summit.
August 1, 2011
People without health insurance live sicker lives and often die sooner than those with insurance.
May 1, 2011
Indian Health Services (IHS), a federal agency, cares for roughly half of the Native American population. This large-scale study analyzed data from the agency's clinical reporting system to assess 12 performance measures for the years 2002 to 2006.
January 1, 2010
Healthy Habits for Life
June 16, 2009
This video assesses the important problem disparities in health care and explores ways providers can identify and work to reduce them.
February 1, 2008
The Importance of Reducing Disparities For more than 20 years, research has documented the persistent gaps in health care quality that disproportionately affect Americans from specific racial and ethnic backgrounds. Many who experience disparate car ...
March 1, 2005
Life expectancy for white Americans has been greater than for African Americans for as long as records have been available. Life expectancy for all Americans has been lower than for all Canadians since the beginning of the 20th century. Up until the ...
January 1, 2004
Much work now focuses on economic and racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care. Bruce Link and Jo Phelan address the fundamental causes of health inequalities and raise important questions about the models through which we view the ca ...