Equity in delivery and outcomes
According to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), people from various racial and ethnic groups may experience health disparities—preventable differences in health outcomes. Discrimination, economic instability, and lack of health care access are some of the factors that can contribute to these disparities. implicit biases and misperceptions about people from various racial and ethnic groups, especially for Black women, can exacerbate disparities by race and ethnicity in access to care.
Selection for clinical trials
In the US, minority racial and ethnic groups make up nearly 40% of the population. In 2020, 75% of the 32,000 participants that were included in clinical trials of FDA-approved drugs were White. (Technology Networks' Cancer Research)
Our approach to continuously improving equity
Our six step process is scalable and customizable to your needs, budgets, and capabilities. We apply evidence based approaches to deliver culturally embedded, continuous improvement, quantifiable results.