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January 11th, 2018

Presence of adjustable exam tables doesn’t ensure equitable care for patients with disabilities, research shows

By Adam Harringa harringaadam

Research has shown patients with disabilities can face challenges to receiving the same level of care as those without disabilities. One way that health care organizations and policymakers attempt to address this issue is by providing accessibility equipment. But new research led by Mayo Clinic finds simply having this equipment, like height-adjustable exam tables, may […]

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Tags: disabilities, disparities research, Dr. Sean Phelan, health disparities research, Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery


November 1st, 2017

From the Office of Health Disparities Research

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

2017 OHDR Retreat Keynote Address by David R. Williams, Ph.D. By Sumedha Penheiter, Ph.D. Approximately 100 researchers, clinicians, educators and administrators from across Mayo Clinic attended the 2017 Office of Health Disparities Research retreat, held Aug. 22–23 in Rochester, Minn. The event kicked off with an inspiring keynote address presented by David R. Williams, Ph.D., Harvard […]

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Tags: Dr. David Williams, health disparities research, Office of Health Disparities Research, OHDR, racism, social determinants of health


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