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Article Title

Imagine a World …

Publication Date

1-30-2018

Keywords

health disparities, inequity, social determinants of health, race, sexual identity, age, disability, socioeconomic status

Abstract

The author and issue editor introduces the second half of Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews’ two-part series on health disparities and inequities in the United States. The chasm between an ideal health care system and the current reality may appear vast, and closing it insurmountable at times, but acknowledging and working to address the many health conditions that disproportionately affect specific patient populations is one step health providers and researchers can take toward closing the gap.

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