"they are worried about elderly parents in ..multigenerational households, distrustful of promised safety measures & afraid their children will face racist harassment at school...some are pleased with online learning"
I'd like to chime in on @JAMA_current podcast (below) re Systemic Racism w/o individuals (particularly white folks) contributing to Racism & how we shouldn't use "Racism" when talking about Racism because it creates negative feelings for white folks.
Experts are pushing for social risk codes to be added to the CDC's International Classification of Diseases-Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM).
You can support them by sending an email! 📧
"In Palm Beach County, while Black people make up 18% of residents & Hispanic people 21.7%, these communities had received just 4.1% & 4.7% of vaccines respectively, as of March 1"
Advances in medicine create inequities bc privilege
"One of the key goals .. is to foster the growth of partnerships between researchers, healthcare delivery teams and public health providers."
These are the kinds of partnerships we need for impact. Very exciting. Congrats @UCSFMedicine!
"We found that patients with limited English proficiency had lower rates of #telehealth use (4.8 % vs 12.3 %) compared with proficient English speakers"
Broadband access is only 1 barrier, LEP is another (& no tech savvy is a third)