Allina Health Works to Fix Implicit Biases After Health Care Disparity Found Among Black Patients (KSTP News)

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By Ben Henry | Jul 26, 2020

Minneapolis-based Allina Health has been working toward health care equality after finding a disparity with its Black patients.

In 2018, Allina Health’s Health Equity Program received a disparity review from Health Catalyst, a healthcare data and analytics company. The data revealed that the number of Black patients enrolling for hospice care was lower than other populations. Allina then looked further at the issue and considered what was happening implicit bias — its staff were simply…

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