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Social Determinants, Hospitals, Payers

Providers, payers are ready to listen, root out racism and regain the trust of minorities. Here’s how.

Racism has always existed in healthcare, but the Covid-19 pandemic laid bare how entrenched the problem still is. A panel at the MedCity INVEST conference focused on the role providers and payers play in tackling this issue. They have vowed to listen to minority communities and closely examine the racism in their own organizations, among other strategies.