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ACR Bulletin - August 2022 - Health Equity Edition

28 July 2022

Special Health Equity Edition of the ACR Bulletin, August 2022

Webinar Series Breaking Imaging Barriers

14 July 2022

Webinar Series:  Breaking Imaging Barriers - A Collaborative Approach to Advancing Health Equity in Medical Imaging

A Force for Good

08 April 2022

A radiologist is addressing food insecurity and patient advocacy — one tweet at a time.

Antiracism intervention reduces disparities in timely lung cancer surgery

08 April 2022

The racial gap in timely surgery between Black and white patients with early-stage lung cancer improved after an antiracism intervention, according to study results published in Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Diversifying Clinical Research to Improve Health Equity

08 April 2022

An important and often overlooked mechanism to improve health equity is making clinical research more inclusive to ensure that potential improvements are realized across all population groups.

Mortality Disparity by Race and Ethnicity Among Patients With Breast Cancer

08 April 2022

Are there racial and ethnic disparities in the association of Medicaid expansion with survival among patients with de novo stage IV breast cancer?

Rural Outreach

31 March 2022

How can radiologists work to improve access to imaging services in rural America?

Mediators of Racial Disparity in the Use of Prostate MRI Among Patients With Prostate Cancer

31 March 2022

This study suggests that efforts to address racial disparity in the use of prostate MRI should address upstream factors, including socioeconomic status, geographic variation in practice, and structural racism.

The Radiology Community Celebrates Black History Month - 2022

25 February 2022

Jade Anderson, MD, American Medical Association Section Council on Radiology Member Representative to the Radiology Health Equity Coalition, contributed this piece.  Today, we honor the contributions of Black and African Americans across various facets of society, including business, law, government, arts, sciences — along with radiology — and more.

Racial and Health Equity - Concrete STEPS for Health Systems

11 February 2022

AMA Steps Forward Module: Racial and Health Equity: Concrete STEPS for Health Systems. Translate Your Commitment to Racial and Health Equity Into Action in Your Health System

Analysis of a Patient-Centered Ridesharing Program to Overcome Transportation Barriers in Access to Advanced Imaging Care

03 November 2021

This presentation highlights research to reduce missed care opportunities due to transportation issues.

Radiology's Role in Overcoming Health Disparities for Children

02 November 2021

This article, and corresponding video, explores causes of health inequity for children and provides examples of small and large changes that radiologists can make or be a part of to break down barriers to care.

Diversity and Inclusion Course

29 October 2021

Understand key concepts and definitions present in a diverse healthcare workforce. Recognize barriers and challenges in providing culturally competent care in this course from the SIR.

Fostering Diversity & Inclusion in Interventional Radiology

29 October 2021

The importance of diversity and inclusiveness in interventional radiology is discussed in this episode of the Kinked Wire podcast.

Implicit Bias and Health Care Disparities

29 October 2021

Confronting health care disparities, our own implicit bias, the importance of taking a stand against racism, and more are discussed in this episode of the Kinked Wire podcast.