Health Care Inequality : Evidence of Differences in the Treatment of Whites and Blacks With Atrial Fibrillation

@inproceedings{Dougher2015HealthCI,
  title={Health Care Inequality : Evidence of Differences in the Treatment of Whites and Blacks With Atrial Fibrillation},
  author={Kyle Dougher},
  year={2015}
}
  • Kyle Dougher
  • Published 2015
Inequalities in health care and health outcomes have become a prominent concern for policy makers in the past several decades. Despite substantial efforts to eliminate these inequalities, recent literature suggests that blacks are still significantly less likely to receive proven treatments for numerous diseases even after controlling for patient, hospital, and physician characteristics. This paper examines whether there are treatment disparities between whites and blacks with atrial… CONTINUE READING

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