People are much less likely to trust the medical system if they are from an ethnic minority, have a disability or identify as LGBTQ+, according to a first-of-its-kind Sanofi study.

When it comes to trusting our global healthcare system, the unfortunate truth is that there are two very different worlds. The first is inhabited by people most likely to trust our medical institutions to treat them fairly. They are predominantly male, non-disabled, white and self-identified as heterosexual. Most don’t expect to face judgment or stigma […]

The Omaha Program uses HIE technology to improve postpartum care for minority parents and children

CyncHealth, Collective Medical and Innsena are recognized by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Racial Equity in Postpartum Care Challenge, including $40,000 federal funding, for their postpartum care program in Omaha. Pregnancy-related deaths are three to four times more common among minorities than among white women, even with a college degree. This program improves […]

Racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to delay cancer treatment after COVID-19 infection

Older patients received cancer treatment less frequently during the pandemic, as did patients covered by Medicaid. Black and non-Hispanic Hispanic patients were more likely to have a delay or discontinuation of cancer treatment and pharmacology after COVID-19 infection compared to non-Hispanic white patients, according to a recent study. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted many cancer […]

MetroHealth Announces Opening of Minority Men’s Health Institute

Modlin Charles The MetroHealth System is proud to announce the opening of the MetroHealth Minority Men’s Health Institute, led by Charles Modlin, MD, MBA, Director of Health Equity & Medical Director of the Office of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity. The Minority Men’s Health Institute welcomes all men regardless of race, ethnicity or demographics. However, the […]

ECU-FSU Partnership Grant to Support Minority Public Health Graduate Students | News services

Posted on September 20, 2022 by A partnership between East Carolina University and Fayetteville State University has secured more than $1.3 million in grants from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation to address regional public health needs. The partnership will create pathways to recruit a diverse population of graduate students through the development of a summer […]

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