Read the two articles below. The first is an editorial from NEJM that discusses health equities and the second is an article referenced in that editorial regarding health equities in US hospitals.
Which patients (ethnic groups) showed increased performance on quality measures?
Which diagnoses demonstrated narrowing gaps in health disparities among races/ethnicities between 2005-2010?
What factor showed the greatest improvement between both white patients and black patients, and white patients and hispanic patients, facing an acute myocardial infarction?
How does the editorial suggest that clinical outcomes be stratified?
Conflicts of Interest & Medical Practice:
What recommendations are given to physicians in clinical practice to avoid conflicts of interest?
What recommendations are give to pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology companies and their foundations to avoid conflicts of interest?