Ethnic minority groups criticise US report on healthcare disparitiesBMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7435.308-a (Published 05 February 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:308
- Owen Dyer
The United States's first national report on disparities in health care has been watered down through the intervention of political appointees seeking to deny the existence of a race based gap in health care in the country, say doctors, congressmen, and ethnic minority pressure groups.
The annual report card was expected to elaborate on the findings of a study in 2002 by the Institute of Medicine, which argued that the evidence of racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare …
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