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Health Disparities and Equity in Health Care
This guide provides links to healthcare information and resources that can reduce health disparities and provide more equitable health care.
People Living with Disabilities by National Academies of Sciences; Joe Alper (Editor)
Publication Date: 2018-09-20
Poor health literacy has many negative consequences for achieving the quadruple aim of better care, improving the health of the community and the population, providing affordable care, and improving the work life of health care providers, and those consequences disproportionately affect those individuals with disabilities and those who experience health disparities.
The Annual Disability Statistics Compendium is a web-based tool that pools disability statistics published by various federal agencies together in one place. When working on legislative and other matters relating to persons with disabilities, the Compendium will make finding and using disability statistics easier.