The Health Equity Collaborative (HEC), a broad-based group comprised of national civil rights, progressive, and multicultural organizations launched a new video focused on the current health crisis faced by underserved and underrepresented communities.
To truly lower costs and achieve better outcomes for every patient, all healthcare stakeholders must be held accountable for the rising cost of care.
Despite historic gains in recent years, more needs to be done to reduce the coverage gap among diverse communities and ensure access to treatments and services that meet the needs of all patients.
We encourage the research and development of medical treatments to improve health outcomes and combat diseases that disproportionately affect diverse communities.
To fully improve America’s health, pervasive disparities must be recognized and greater attention must be given to social determinants of health (SDOH) including the deep inequities in education, housing, and financial insecurity.
When it comes to healthcare, one size does not fit all. It is critical that lawmakers and industry stakeholders provide meaningful tools and personalized services to meet the needs of diverse populations.
Having rich data on diverse communities and strong representation in medical research and clinical trials ensures that the treatments developed benefit all patients.
Increasing the diversity of America’s healthcare workforce is essential to gaining diverse communities’ trust and ensuring all segments of our society receive high-quality, culturally competent care.
The number of overdoses and deaths due to the opioid epidemic and counterfeit medicines are growing. Access to education and addiction care services are crucial.