Dzau VJ, Mate K, O’Kane M. Equity and quality: Improving health care delivery requires both. JAMA. Published online January 21, 2022.
The authors argue that, while equity and quality go hand in hand, the health system currently does not have the infrastructure to center and build equity. This article describes how the existing infrastructure developed to measure, monitor, improve, and incentivize quality can also be used to build a more equitable health system by focusing on data, leadership and governance, and payment.
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