Category: Health Equity

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Bias in Personalized Care Due to Ageism and Generational Gaps

Intro to Bias in Personalized Medicine Personalized medicine provides individual treatments to patients based on their genetics, environmental factors, and lifestyle choices. However, bias revolving around ageism and generational gaps can negatively impact certain populations by being misrepresented or having limited access to treatment plans. These stereotypes can lead to adverse...

by Rumaisa 4 min read
Social Barriers that Hinder Healthcare Integration

Intro to Barriers to Healthcare Integration Although healthcare integration is important for positive health outlooks, several social barriers make access to care more difficult. These can range from patients' perceptions of the medical community to the bias that healthcare workers have toward patients. Regardless of the social barrier, healthcare professionals must...

by Rumaisa 5 min read
Resolving Health Equity Through Digital Health Solutions

Abstract            Digital health solutions have drastically increased in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients now have access to virtual care and healthcare providers 24/7, remote monitoring, and more. Unfortunately, these innovations often don't reach the low income, disabled, and older population. It is crucial that health IT companies and...

by Rumaisa 6 min read