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Disparities in healthcare remain a problem

Case Management Insider, August 4, 2015

Despite changes to the healthcare system, numerous disparities in care exist between whites and non-whites in America, according to HealthLeaders Media.

For example, a 2013 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that preventable hospital visits between 2001 and 2009 were higher for non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics than for non-Hispanic white patients. It’s a problem that needs to be addressed if the industry wants to make a successful shift to population health.

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