My Diverse Patients: A reminder about a website to support your diverse patients
While there’s no single, easy answer to the issue of health care disparities, the vision of My Diverse Patients is to harness the power of data and identify ways to bridge gaps often experienced by diverse populations.
We’ve heard it all our lives: in order to be fair, you should treat everybody the same. But the challenge is that everybody is not the same -- and these differences can lead to critical disparities not only in how patients access health care, but in their outcomes as well.
The reality is that the burden of illness, premature death and disability disproportionately affects certain populations. My Diverse Patients features robust educational resources to help support you in addressing these disparities, such as:
- Continuing medical education about disparities, potential contributing factors and opportunities for you to enhance care.
- Real life stories about diverse patients and the unique challenges they face.
- Tips and techniques for working with diverse patients to promote improvement in health outcomes.
Accelerate your journey to becoming your patients’ trusted health care partner by visiting https://mydiversepatients.com today.
 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013, Nov 22). CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2013. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Vol 62 (Suppl 3); p3.
January 2019 Anthem Provider Newsletter - Virginia