August 20, 2014
Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development fellow Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH, is committed to improving women’s health and eliminating gender inequities in research. If physicians do otherwise, she said, "We are leaving health to chance."
July 1, 2013
This randomized controlled trial evaluated a culturally appropriate intervention to improve the recognition and treatment of depression among Asian and Latino American primary care patients at Massachusetts General Hospital.
January 5, 2010
Increasing clinician awareness of racial disparities and improving communication may enhance diabetes care among Black patients. This study evaluated the effect of cultural competency training and performance feedback for primary care clinicians on diabetes care for Black patients.
May 22, 2010
January 1, 2009
A collection of maps visually present data on the health characteristics and experiences of children in Boston.
February 1, 2012
Pay-for-performance (P4P) programs can boost care quality and lower costs, but might have unintended effects on racial and ethnic disparities. This research highlights the need to consider the impact of P4P on disparities.
January 14, 2010
Cambridge Health Alliance developed an electronic system in which providers document how a patient's language needs are met during a clinical encounter.