Just medicine : a cure for racial inequality in American health care / Dayna Bowen Matthew.

"Over 84,000 black and brown lives are needlessly lost each year due to health disparities, the unfair, unjust, and avoidable differences between the quality and quantity of health care provided to Americans who are members of racial and ethnic minorities and care provided to whites. Health dis...

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Main Author: Matthew, Dayna Bowen (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : New York University Press, [2015]
Online Access:Click for online access
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The new normal
  • Bad law makes bad health
  • Implicit bias and health disparities
  • Physicians' unconscious racism
  • From impressions to inequity: connecting the empirical dots
  • Implicit bias during the clinical encounter
  • Implicit bias beyond the clinical encounter
  • From inequity to intervention: what can be done about implicit bias
  • A structural solution
  • A new normal: the restoration of Title VI
  • Conclusion: Beyond Title VI.