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VIDEO: ‘Minoritized’ patients face multiple disparities in health care

Healio features a video with Ashira D. Blazer, MD, MSCI, academic rheumatologist at HSS, discussing a presentation at the 2022 Association of Women in Rheumatology annual conference highlighting that patients from underrepresented populations face disparities not only with regard to health, but also in other social determinants of health.

Dr. Blazer explained, “Essentially, holistic medicine is caring for someone with regard to all of them. So, not just their physical health, their spiritual, emotional, psychosocial health.”

She said in many cases, “minoritized” patients face disparities regarding multiple social determinants, in addition to their health.

Read the full article at Healio.com.