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Fox: Black people are dying at alarming rates; What’s being done to address racial inequities in health care

By February 26, 2021March 10th, 2021No Comments

Communication gaps have existed between ethnicities and racial groups throughout time. However, when those gaps result in a lack of quality health care, people potentially die. Addressing those gaps is the main focus of Dr. Jaya Aysola, the executive director of Penn Medicine’s Center for Health Equity Advancement in Philadelphia.

Dr. Aysola’s team has done numerous studies over the years, focusing on implicit biases which exist in doctors and other health care professionals. A recent study suggested ways to fix race-based discrepencies in health care start within their own house.

Read more at Fox 43.

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