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Dr. Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker is the founder and CEO of Full Care Administration Companions, a minority and women-owned enterprise centered on lowering well being disparities by altering the trajectory of continual ailments that result in long-term incapacity and elevated morbidity and mortality in underserved communities.
Communication, schooling, and entry are key to addressing well being disparities, to creating well being care a part of the neighborhood. “It will possibly’t be, hearken to what I say and take this drug,” she stated as she joined Healthcare Finance Information Govt Editor Susan Morse to speak about how boots on the bottom and in the neighborhood make a distinction.
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- How having individuals in the neighborhood can change well being inequities
- Why probably the most susceptible populations had been left behind throughout the peak of COVID-19
- Behind the Stats: “African Individuals are 50% extra more likely to have a stroke in comparison with their white counterparts
- Overcome vaccine hesitancy and distrust of physician’s orders
- What’s so vital about knowledge within the combat towards inequalities?
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E-mail the author: SMorse@himss.org