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Disparate CV health: A variance that refuses to disappear

Douglass, Paul L. (2011) Disparate CV health: A variance that refuses to disappear. Cardiology Today .

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Abstract

In 1994, I wrote two editorials in the Association of Black Cardiologists’ Digest of Urban Cardiology, titled “Healthcare Reform” and “Healthcare Discrepancies in Minorities.” At the time, I was convinced that with a consistent, energized and committed effort, the CV community would soon recognize the negative impact of the multitude of inequities that resulted in poorer CV outcomes for underrepresented minorities and women. I was also convinced that once enlightened, our community of providers would accept the challenge and provide the necessary tools, leadership and resources required to resolve the disparities gap. The first acknowledgement of the disparities gap in…


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Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Subjects: Health > Health Equity > Access To Healthcare
Health > Disparities
Health > Policy
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Cardiovascular Disease
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    Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 10:03
    Last Modified: 04 Nov 2011 10:03
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3433

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