San Francisco Chronicle: It’s an epidemic the health care industry is still trying to cure — its own racism (October 13, 2022)
When Dr. Kim Rhoads first set up Umoja Health Partners in San Francisco in June 2020, she didn’t know how quickly her volunteer collective would go from providing information about COVID-19 to setting up testing and vaccine sites for communities of color facing disparities in the pandemic response.
Los Angeles Sentinel: Research Finds Black Californians Prioritize Health, While System Fails to Prioritize Black Californians (October 13, 2022)
The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) has released a study that found Black Californians are highly engaged with their health care, are active in advocating for their health and have strong and clear opinions about how the healthcare system can be improved.
HealthLeaders: Report: Healthcare System Is Failing Black Californians (October 11, 2022)
Despite their efforts to embrace a healthy lifestyle, Black Californians say they’re discouraged by the systemic racism and bias plaguing the state’s healthcare delivery system, a new poll shows.
Axios: Racism’s impact on health care in California (October 5, 2022)
Nearly a third of Black Californians reported being treated unfairly in the health care system because of their race, according to a report from the California Health Care Foundation.
Politico California Pro: Unequal Treatment (October 4, 2022)
Nearly one in three Black Californians say they have been treated unfairly by a health professional due to their race or ethnicity, according to a new study released today by the California Health Care Foundation.
The Sacramento Bee: Black Californians report racist health care + Former Assemblyman dies + Newsom endorses Ashby (October 4, 2022)
A new survey commissioned by the California Health Care Foundation finds that Black Californians are still dealing with racism in the health care system.
California Health Report: Analysis: Black Californians Want Better Health Care. Here’s How We Can Achieve It (September 20, 2022)
Contra Costa County resident Kam Shaw is just one example of a Black Californian who feels shortchanged by our health care system.
Los Angeles Sentinel: Race and Health Care: New Report Shares Insights on Black Californians (January 27, 2022)
In keeping with its commitment to ending health inequities, the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) released the first phase of a three-part study documenting how race and racism shape the health care experiences of Black Californians.