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Healthcare disparities

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Exploring the Effects of Policy and Environmental Factors on Health Outcomes

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD discusses how historical government policies impact health outcomes more than 90 years later and the need to understand external and internal environments to transform the delivery of healthcare.

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Safety Net in Jeopardy for Both Patients and Hospitals

May 2023

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Community-Engaged Research Combats Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer

Cynthia Owusu, MD and Randy Vince, MD discuss how they help improve the social determinants of health and health disparities for African American men and women with prostate and breast cancers.

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Balanced, Healthier Lives with the Science of CINEMA

Sadeer Al-Kindi, MD and Ian Neeland, MD discuss CINEMA, a center of excellecence that advances clinical excellence, promotes team science, and impacts the standard of care for patients with cardiometabolic disease.

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Pandemic Dramatically Worsens Racial Disparities in Heart Disease Deaths, UH Study Finds

UH Clinical Update | January 2023

Sadeer Al-Kindi, MD

1930s 'Redlining' Connected to Poor Health Outcomes Today

New study from UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute shows link between historical redlining and increase in contemporary cardiometabolic health risk factors

Luke Rothermel, MD UH Surgical oncology

The Case for Screening Surgery Patients for Low Health Literacy

New study finds low health literacy lengthens hospital stays and increases use of post-acute resources for cancer surgery patients, but has potential for mitigation with early identification and intervention - UH Clinical Update | April 2022


Research, Outreach at UH Rainbow Addressing Disparities, Equity and Social Determinants of Health

Several projects under way to help improve outcomes for vulnerable groups - Innovations in Pediatrics | Summer 2021

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