Unequal treatment: report of the Institute of Medicine on racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare.

  title={Unequal treatment: report of the Institute of Medicine on racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare.},
  author={A. Nelson},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={76 4},
  • A. Nelson
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • The Annals of thoracic surgery
When the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care issued its report in March 2002 [1], it created a stir not unlike the one that greeted the announcement of two other influential, and somewhat controversial reports, the report on patient safety and that on the quality chasm. The press, by and large, reported the bottom line on the racial and ethnic disparity study: that the quality of care received by racial and ethnic… Expand
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