Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 8 | Lecture: c | Slide: 18
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:Systematic Discrimination Three features, when combined, turn a mere difference in health into a social inequity in health: The difference is systematic The difference is socially produced and therefore modifiable The difference is unfair 18
Slide notes:A combination of factors can turn a difference in health into a social inequity in health. The difference must be systematic, socially produced, and unfair. How to address discrimination in health care is the topic of vigorous, ongoing debate. 18