Measuring racial inequities in COVID-19 testing

What The Study Did: This study adapted a well-established tool for measuring inequity from economics–the Lorenz curve–to measure racial inequities in COVID-19 testing. Author: Aaloke Mody, M.D., of the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, is the corresponding author. To access the embargoed study: Visit our For The Media website at this link https://media.jamanetwork.com/ (doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.32696) Editor’s Note: […]

Physician-led Spanish-speaking volunteers address health care inequities during a crisis

BOSTON — In a perspective published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, experts from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Department of Medicine, Office of Equity and Inclusion and Center for Diversity and Inclusion call for a more inclusive and culturally competent ap-proach to clinical care based on best practices developed during the COVID-19 surge in […]