AMA, organizations launch effort to apply equity lens to patient care
New learning network aims to equip participating health systems with equitable quality and safety strategies to improve patient health outcomes for historically marginalized populations.
Time to step up screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes
As knowledge grows about the link between type 2 diabetes and COVID-19, so does the need to help patients prevent this devastating chronic condition.
Access to treatment is key in addressing drug-overdose epidemic
Learn what’s driving inequities in the drug-overdose epidemic and why giving patients proven treatments is more effective than incarceration.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of April 11, 2022
In the news: Uranium in U.S. waterways, spike in teen overdose deaths, COVID-19 public health emergency extended and more.
Q&A: Doctor-led Medicare Advantage insurer addresses inequities
Zing Health was founded by three Black men, two of them doctors. CEO Eric Whitaker, MD, details what sets apart this growing company.
Pandemic’s devastation among Latinos too often made invisible
1 in 5 U.S. residents has Latin American heritage, yet the health inequities they experience get too little emphasis given their scale and complexity.
Why race, ethnicity can help determine COVID-19 severity risk
Systemic inequities are linked to worse COVID-19 outcomes. Doctors should be allowed to factor that reality when prescribing antiviral treatments.
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