Nation divided by race on healthcare
South Florida Times, March 19, 2008
America has two healthcare systems: One that is largely white; another that is largely black, brown and poorly administered. That's the troubling finding of two studies funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health. Fewer than 5% of hospitals provide care to more than half of all elderly African-American and Hispanic patients, and that care is often substandard, the studies found.
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