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Race Correction and the X-Ray Machine — The Controversy over Increased Radiation Doses for Black Americans in 1968

20 January 2023

On May 23, 1968, Howard Goldman, director of the New York Bureau of X-Ray Technology, acknowledged that x-ray technicians routinely exposed Black patients to doses of radiation that were higher than those White patients received.

Invited Commentary: From Unacceptable to Intolerable

20 January 2023

In an address to the Medical Committee for Human Rights on March 25, 1966, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr, stated the following: “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.”

How We Got Here: The Legacy of Anti-Black Discrimination in Radiology

20 January 2023

Current disparities in the access to diagnostic imaging for Black patients and the underrepresentation of Black physicians in radiology, relative to their representation in the general U.S. population, reflect contemporary consequences of historical anti-Black discrimination.

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

Diversifying Clinical Research to Improve Health Equity

07 June 2022

Improving representation in clinical research can be done through a recruitment strategy that includes direct outreach to facilities in underserved communities.

CT colonography screening and health equity with Cecelia Brewington - MD - FACR

10 March 2022

Cecelia Brewington, MD, FACR, discusses how CT colonography screening allows greater access to colorectal cancer screening in underserved communities.

Maternal Health Disparities

20 January 2022

Maternal health, defined as women's health during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postnatal period, is a crisis in America.

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.

City Health Dashboard

03 November 2021

City Health Dashboard - Data Insights, deep-dives into Dashboard data that provide new perspectives on a metric, region, population, or issue. Explore our first one focused on broadband access in U.S. cities.

Health Equity Challenges in Rural America

03 November 2021

Reflecting across our more than 20-year collaboration of studying rural health issues, we can’t help but observe that interest in the health and well-being of rural U.S. residents appears to be at an all-time high.

Health in Rural America: Innovative Solutions to Address Disparities

03 November 2021

America is facing a complex rural health crisis. Increasing urbanization leaves behind an older, sicker, and poorer population in rural America that may struggle with social determinants of health like access to medical care and healthy meals.

HealthLandscape - Visualize Data

03 November 2021

HealthLandscape is a suite of data visualization tools that helps you find insights to improve health care.

Meanings and Misunderstandings: A Social Determinants of Health Lexicon for Health Care Systems

03 November 2021

Health care systems and policymakers in the United States increasingly use language related to social determinants of health in their strategies to improve health and control costs, but the terms used are often misunderstood, conflated, and confused.

Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health

03 November 2021

This calculator is designed to help community-based organizations and their health system partners plan sustainable financial arrangements to fund the delivery of social services to high-need, high-cost (HNHC) patients.