Making Health Care Equitable For All
18 Nov 2014
Health care leaders in Memphis are making strides to reduce long-standing racial and ethnic disparities in the care residents receive. These efforts, which range from improved hospital data collection to efforts by physician practices to offer more one-on-one patient counseling, have led to lasting improvements in the quality of local health care. These efforts are led by the Common Table Health Alliance, one of RWJF’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) communities, which has brought together providers, patients, employers and insurers to help improve regional health care.
This program is a part of a larger effort by AF4Q to boost the overall quality of health care in communities across the country and provide models for national reform.
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