August 8, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
Barriers to Care: Cultural, Gender and Racial
March 21, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
May 1, 2011 | Journal Article
The Health Care Access Model defines taxonomy and presents a framework for classifying and reporting health care access barriers associated with health care disparities.
Success in Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Depends on Strong Leaders and Sponsors, Study Finds
December 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
Racial and ethnic minorities in the United States experience poorer health outcomes relative to the population as a whole.
June 24, 2014 | News Release
Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, and such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess costs in 2009 alone. RWJF offers tools to help address disparities in care.
June 16, 2014 | Toolkit
This equity-themed collection contains resources to help organizations and regions understand where disparities in health care exist, the scope of the disparities, and their root causes. Learn more about Quality Field Notes.
The Vast Impact of the IOM Bolsters Efforts to Address Health Disparities and Promote a Culture of Health
December 13, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
Thomas A. LaVeist, PhD, discusses the Institute of Medicine and its impact on health disparities and the culture of health in the United States.
November 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Disparities interventions have traditionally focused on the patient, using strategies aimed at education and training. To improve disparities interventions the focus should expand to the system.
December 12, 2011 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the Pew Hispanic Center and a multicultural research network managed by the University of California, Los Angeles, studied disparities in health and access to care in Latino and other minority populations.
RWJF Grantee: National Economic and Social Rights Initiative (NESRI): Promoting students' human rights to education and dignity in schools.