Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 8 | Lecture: c | Slide: 16
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Ethics and Professionalism
Lecture:Contemporary topics in medical ethics
Slide content:Health Care Disparities Differences in access to health care Differences in quality of health care Differences in overall health Most frequent comparisons are by Socioeconomic status Race Presence or absence of disability 16
Slide notes:A topic of much ongoing study is health care disparities. Its well documented that, on average, middle-class and rich people receive better health care than poor people do; white people receive better health care than people of color do; and people who have no disabilities receive better health care than people who have disabilities. In addition, within each of these groups there are differences in average overall health. 16