A collection of health disparities articles and white papers
An Introduction to Key Issues Impacting Equitable Designing Development of Technology in the US Healthcare System
- Published: 07 March 2022
- Posted: 07 July 2022
Ipsos & the HLTH Foundation: In recent years, the healthcare industry has witnessed a significant increase in its adoption of digital tools and technologies, and there is no doubt that technology will play an increasing role in healthcare moving forward. This is perhaps particularly true as technology access and digital literacy are now “super” determinants of health – impacting individual’s abilities to access education, employment, and even food and/or transportation.
- Published: 22 April 2022
- Posted: 27 September 2022
The CMS Framework for Health Equity provides a strong foundation for our work as a leader and trusted partner dedicated to advancing health equity, expanding coverage, and improving health outcomes. This includes strengthening our infrastructure for assessment, creating synergies across the health care system to drive structural change, and identifying and working together to eliminate barriers to CMS-supported benefits, services, and coverage for individuals and communities who are underserved or disadvantaged and those who support them.
Topics: Health Equity Framework
- Published: 28 September 2022
- Posted: 28 September 2022
In 2020, there were 46.9 million Americans who identified as Black or African American, accounting for 14.2% of the total US population.1, 2 The Black population is the third-largest racial/ethnic group following White and Hispanic people and primarily resides in the South . The population includes ancestors of individuals brought to the US as slaves who largely identify as African American, as well as nearly 10% who are recent immigrants, mostly of African or Caribbean descent.