It Matters How We Define Health Care Equity – Institute of Medicine

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Heather Swift‘s insight:

In an effort to elucidate the definition of health equity, Dr. Allan Goldberg, Regional Director of Medical Affairs at Merck & Co., Inc., describes how the term has evolved and the instances in which health equity has been adopted as a hallmark. He concludes by highlighting that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act brings a new challenge in terms of access to care and how it can provide leverage to health care equity.

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