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Top Hospitals Offer Separate and Unequal Care

Ruddock, Charmaine (2011) Top Hospitals Offer Separate and Unequal Care. Gotham Gazzette.

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Abstract

By almost any measure, people of color suffer worse health outcomes than their white counterparts. The contributing factors vary, ranging from lack of access to healthy food to taking fewer preventative health measures. On Tuesday, the New York State Medicaid Redesign Team voted on a slate of proposals to reduce disparities in healthcare in the state. One of them attempts to tackle the thorny problem of separate and unequal access to health care for people on Medicaid at some of New York's most elite private hospitals -- a problem we call "segregated care." In New York City, the type of…


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Item Type: Article
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
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    Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 10:08
    Last Modified: 04 Nov 2011 10:08
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3434

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