Race Matters in Health Care
Smiles, Robin V., Black Issues in Higher Education
Experts say eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities is the civil rights issue of our day
When the National Academies Institute of Medicine released its report earlier this year documenting that minorities, regardless of income, education and access, were discriminated against in health care, many African Americans in the medical and health care fields simply yawned. "Tell me something I don't know" was the overriding sentiment among Black health care professionals and the Black community in general. For years, these professionals have been arguing the same thing, pointing out racial and ethnic disparities in access to quality health care, as well as …
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Publication information: Article title: Race Matters in Health Care. Contributors: Smiles, Robin V. - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 19. Issue: 7 Publication date: May 23, 2002. Page number: 22+. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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