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How Health Systems Can Tackle Disparities

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After more than a decade asking why factors such as race, ethnicity, income, gender and sexual orientation often correlate with poorer health and health care quality for so many Americans, perhaps the biggest question is what can health care providers do about it.

After more than a decade of asking why factors such as race, ethnicity, income, gender and sexual orientation often correlate with poorer health and health care quality for so many Americans, perhaps the biggest question is what can health care providers do about it.

Some policy experts say the solutions are beyond the reach of health care organizations.

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