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Without Trust, There Can Be No Healthcare Equity

Mobilizing anchor institutions Demanding racial equity

Understanding the impact of mistrust on health equity—and putting in place interventions to increase the trustworthiness of healthcare and aging services —has become increasingly urgent during the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, the healthcare systems’ ability to help people make the best decisions for themselves and their families requires a key ingredient: trust.

… the Health Anchor Network, a consortium of healthcare systems and institutions, has identified racism as a public health crisis, stating a “commitment to providing anti-racism and unconscious bias training for our administrators, physicians, nurses, and staff.”

Read the full article from the American Society on Aging

Publication date: 2021-02-23
Publisher: Generations: American Society on Aging
Publication URL: Without Trust, There Can Be No Healthcare Equity

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