CINAHL Plus With Full Text: Database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.
Sixteen years of reports from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality with the latest available findings on quality of and access to healthcare, as well as disparities related to race and ethnicity, income, and other social determinants of health.
Why is your street address such a good predictor of your health? As Harvard's David Williams reminds us, Housing policy is health policy. Neighborhood improvement policies are health policies. Everything that we can do to improve the quality of life for individuals in our society has an impact on their health and is a health policy.
African-American adults are less likely to be diagnosed with coronary heart disease, but are more likely to die from heart disease. Knowing the steps that can be taken by patients, providers and the community to improve the quality of cardiac care for all Americans is critical to an effective health care system.
American Association of Medical Colleges provides a discussion of how and why diversity efforts plateau at institutions; what role unconscious bias plays in these situations; and how to mitigate unconscious bias to increase the success of diversity initiatives.
Interview with the authors of a 2019 study that found that a type of software program that determines who gets access to high-risk health care management programs routinely lets healthier whites into the programs ahead of blacks who are less healthy.
Why does race matter so profoundly for health? David R. Williams developed a scale to measure the impact of discrimination on well-being, going beyond traditional measures like income and education to reveal how factors like implicit bias, residential segregation and negative stereotypes create and sustain inequality.