December 2, 2003
Health Care Quality Survey found evidence that African-American patients visiting white physicians report less participation in decision making, lower levels of trust and lower levels of satisfaction with their health care.
May 1, 2012
Limited health literacy is associated with misunderstandings about cancer susceptibility and benefits of early detection and low adherence to cancer screening.
May 5, 2011
Stigma around depression affects Latino's interest in seeking treatment.
September 12, 2010
Making signage easy to understand and eliminating language barriers is one simple way to iimprove the health care experience for everyone.
February 18, 2010
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine tested whether using hand-held computers to answer questions about their health status and the reason for their current visit empowered African-American patients to take a more active role in their health care.
November 1, 2007
Race and ethnicity affects how patients and their physicians interact and can impact health outcomes.