April 14, 2021 - It’s time for healthcare to take the next step in health equity work.
Nurse practitioners could play a big role in expanding community-based care access, creating more health equity in healthcare services. By Sara Heath
Over the course of the past year, which brought with it the coronavirus pandemic and a national reckoning on race and racism, the industry has produced countless studies confirming the existence of racial health disparities. The data has piled up indicating that communities of color carried a disproportionate COVID-19 burden compared to their White peers, while racial health disparities in transplant care, maternity care, and breast cancer care have also come to the forefront.