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Op Ed: End Health Care Disparities

Our country has been good at documenting disparities in care but poor at delivering solutions, according to an editorial by Dr. Marshall Chin in the Philadelphia Inquirer. While he commends the progress provided by the Affordable Care Act by covering millions of previously uninsured people, he stresses that access to high-quality care is vital.

This may simply consist of giving instructions in a patient’s language or following up a patient’s care with phone calls. He also believes that technology can provide needed communication.

Culled from hundreds of studies, his team has developed a “roadmap” for high-quality care for all patients. To read this list of helpful steps for ensuring quality improvement for all, read the editorial by clicking HERE

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