Sumary of VIDEO: Equitable health care access not only possible in US, but ‘imperative’:
- The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the significant health disparities in the United States, with higher death rates and fewer vaccinations among historically disadvantaged populations, according to Omar T..
- During a presentation at the virtual ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, Atiq — chair of ACP Health and Public Policy Committee, professor of medicine at the Winthrop P..
- Rockefeller Cancer Institute, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and president and director of the Arkansas Cancer Institute — discussed those recommendations and how to address social drivers of health, including poverty, lower education status and structural racism..
- “At the end of the day, there should be no one in our country who doesn’t have access to a physician-led health care team that is patient- and family-centered that provides health care in an equitable basis around the country,”…