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Health disparities are clearly documented throughout healthcare, with minority patients consistently experiencing racism, higher death rates, lower treatment rates, and less access to quality care. In the Black community, there are roughly 73,030 cancer deaths each year and over 42,000 cancer deaths among Latino patients. Minority patients are also at higher risk of diabetes, heart failure, sickle cell disease, asthma, prostate cancer, lung cancer, triple-negative breast cancer, colon cancer, and more.
Among all ethnic groups in the United States, African American males have the highest overall rate of mortality from cancer. MD Newsline is committed to improving patient outcomes for minority patients by helping to increase the cultural IQ of healthcare professionals treating minority patients and increasing access to valuable knowledge about cultural sensitivity and health disparities research.
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MD Newsline is a health technology company building digital solutions that increase cultural sensitivity among healthcare providers and access to care for underserved communities. MD Newsline utilizes video content, custom newsletters, and soon the Cultural IQ text-based interface to help improve cultural sensitivity among providers. Via the MD Newsline Health Equity pledge we will build a provider directory to help minority patients find providers who are committed to health equity and addressing implicit bias.
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