Episode 21 – Health Inequities: Understanding Data and Bridging the Care Gap

Episode 21 – February 2021
Topic: Health Inequities: Understanding Data and Bridging the Care Gap
Host: Andrea Lowe, PA-C
Guests: Deanna Bridge Najera, PA-C, and Tori Marsh, MPH

Support for this episode is provided by GoodRx, a company that believes everyone deserves affordable and convenient healthcare, with a focus on helping people find the best care at the best price. Through technology they provide Americans, regardless of income or insurance status, the knowledge, choice and care to stay healthy.

Resources:
GoodRx – ‘Vaccine Deserts’ Threaten to Prolong COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and Widen Disparities
GoodRx white paper – The Effect of Income on Prescription Fill Patterns
GoodRx – Live Updates: January 2021 Drug Price Increases
GoodRx – Health Insurance Aside, Americans Still Struggle to Pay for Their Medications
GoodRx – Why Don’t Patients Fill Their Prescriptions?
NeedyMeds
HRSA Data Warehouse – Find a Health Center
Harriet A. Washington – Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Kaiser Family Foundation/The Undefeated – Survey on Race and Health
The Health Disparities Podcast – Black Physician Assistants Matter: A “JEDI” discussion‪