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Health Disparities According to HealthyPeople.gov
Definitions of health disparities and health equity and their role in Healthy People 2020 / 2030.
CDC Health Disparities and Strategies Reports
Reports from the CDC that include the assessment of inequalities across a wide range of diseases and propose interventions to address disparities by race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, geographic location, disability, and/or sexual orientation.
Access for Everyone: Addressing Health Equity and Racial Justice within Integrated Care Settings
A health disparities toolkit from the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions and National Council for Mental Wellbeing.
Improving Cultural Competence to Reduce Health Disparities
Examines interventions at the system, clinic, provider, and/or individual level to improve culturally appropriate health care for people with disabilities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) populations; and racial/ethnic minority populations.
Books Available at Baystate
Video from the American Public Health Association (3:54)
Finding Articles and Data
Health Disparities Data from Healthy People 2020
Browse data pertaining to access to health services and health disparities.
2021 Healthcare Disparities Report from AHRQ
Based on more than 250 measures of quality and disparities covering a wide array of healthcare services and settings, this report assesses the performance of our healthcare system for access to care and quality of care. Quality is described in terms of six priorities: patient safety, person-centered care, care coordination, effective treatment, healthy living, and care affordability.
Promoting Diversity & Inclusion