Forum participants examined the challenges of racial health disparities, including institutional barriers to access, a lack of trust in the health care system within underserved communities, the inflexibility of benefits within an antiquated system, gaps in data acquisition and reporting, and lack of cultural competency in the health care system. After deliberating the complexities of the issues and challenging each other on authentic, real-world actions, participants suggested the some strategies as the first steps to bring about equity within health care.
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Partnership Forum: Now more than ever, there is an increased focus on health disparities that occur across a multitude of factors, including socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and race. This forum helped identify potential structural issues within the current formulary and benefit design processes that may have led to racial health disparities or inequality.
Health care expert Fred Goldstein of the AMCP Podcast Powered by PopHealth Week sits down with the CEO of AMCP, Susan Cantrell, to discuss AMCP’s mission, our partnership with PopHealth Week, and the goals of the podcast.
In the inaugural episode of the AMCP Podcast Powered by PopHealth Week, health care expert Fred Goldstein sits down with health policy veteran Chris Jennings to hear his insights on the COVID-19 response.