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 dicuss 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
- A Synthesis of the Literature: Racial and Ethnic Differences in Access to Medical Care
- Toplines/Survey: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care: A Survey of Public Perceptions and Experiences
- Chartbook: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care. A Survey of Public Perceptions and Experiences
- News Release: New Survey Finds Most Americans Unaware of Long-Standing Black-White Gaps in Health Status
- Chart Pack: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care: A Survey of Public Perceptions and Experiences
also of interest
- The Impact of the Coverage Gap in States not Expanding Medicaid by Race and Ethnicity
- The Role of Medicare and the Indian Health Service for American Indians and Alaska Natives: Health, Access and Coverage
- Health and Access to Care and Coverage for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals in the U.S.
- Advancing Opportunities, Assessing Challenges: Key Themes from a Roundtable Discussion of Health Care and Health Equity in the South