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Pandemic pinpoints racial, ethnic disparities

The virulence of COVID-19 has propelled already percolating discussions about racial disparities in health and racism in health care to the forefront. ... At least some of the answers might be found in other disparities identified in the NEJM analysis.
September 2020

A reverse disparity!

A reverse disparity! Feeling bummed about the loss of your job or your retirement account? ... They have no idea what might cause this disparity. (Or why it matters, we would add.) But the news provides a pleasing contrast to this recent depressing
January 2021

A fundamental health disparity is reduced

A fundamental health disparity is reduced. When we talk about disparities in health care, there are many: access to care; the costs of care; the quality of care; and of course, ... Perhaps no disparity is more stark than that revealed by a regional
January 2021

Procedure costs and physician income disparity

Procedure costs and physician income disparity. As an internist (yes I am a specialist, just not a subspecialist), I do no procedures. ... that the income disparity between those who financially benefit from procedures and those of us who “merely
January 2021

Humongous health care salary disparity is not OK

Humongous health care salary disparity is not OK. In 1980 I worked as a nurse's aid for a summer. ... Still. This is a ridiculous salary disparity. Here are some other numbers that are interesting:.
January 2021

Black & white

When we control for access to care, these differences in health outcomes are known to researchers and advocates as health care disparities.
January 2021

Yacht medicine

I've been having trouble finding quality medical care aboard my yacht lately. Thank goodness Guardian 24/7 is working tirelessly to fill t...
January 2021

Ruckus over the RUC

The downstream effect of this is twofold: a disparity in doctor incomes between generalists and specialists, but more importantly, ever-increasing cost of delivering health care as the premium on procedures
January 2021

On not being a hero

Health care workers come in for a lot of deserved praise during this pandemic age. I find much of it misplaced—at least in my case. As a phy...
January 2021

Patients slow to adopt portals

Disparities were noted: those who activated their access tended to be whiter, English-speakers, and with private insurance. ... If we do not somehow make these portals widely available, without disparities or inequities, we risk doing what doctors have
January 2021

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