Health inequities refer to healthcare inequality that occurs when there is a difference in health status or healthcare resources distribution between people belonging to different population groups. Health inequity can be defined as a disparity in the health status of different social groups that pose high social and economic costs both to individuals and societies.
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When COVID-19 hit low-income Black, Latino, and Native American communities disproportionately hard, it became clear that social justice efforts must address the current lack of access to quality, affordable health care. Access to health care is clearly a social justice imperative.
Low income, low-education communities face structural barriers that create low access to quality health care. This creates a vicious generational cycle of untreated chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma, heart disease that create enormous challenges for individuals, families, and the greater community. Individuals, health care, and insurance organizations acknowledge that people are trying to address these conditions, but the barriers often seem insurmountable with solutions that seem too hard.
The chief technology officer of Royal Philips provides some answers for health system CIOs and other IT leaders.
While artificial intelligence has the potential to make healthcare more accessible and …
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