Health Disparities

Recent Articles

Jun 13, 2018

Physicians define “health equity” as optimal health for all. The move is aimed at eliminating disparities affecting racial and ethnic minorities and other populations.

Jun 12, 2018

The AMA also adopted policy saying that transgender prisoners—disproportionately subject to violence—should be housed with inmates of their affirmed gender.

Jun 06, 2018

Doctors presented Congress with a unified front after adopting a new AMA policy at the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting that opposed federal spending caps on Medicaid.

May 31, 2018

About 44 percent of this clinic’s patients are Hispanic. A health coach helped implement a self-measured BP program, and here's how it's working.

May 29, 2018

For treating hypertension in African-American men, setting priorities is top agenda after a recent meeting between the AMA, American Heart Association and the Association of Black Cardiologists.