Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care: Improving Access in a Diverse Society
In an effort to address the racial inequities in health care that exist today, the Kaiser Family Foundation brought together leading public and private sector policymakers — including health professionals, educators, civil rights leaders, and consumer organizations — to review the evidence and race and medical care and discuss what can be done to address inequities in care.
The following materials were released at the October 14, 1999, forum:
- Key Facts: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Medical Care
- Perceptions of How Race and Ethnic Background Affect Medical Care: Highlights from Focus Groups
- Topline/Survey: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care: A Survey of Public Perceptions and Experiences
- Chart Pack: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care: A Survey of Public Perceptions and Experiences