August 15, 2022

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Why Is Trust in the Healthcare System Critical to Improve Black Americans’ Health?

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Black Americans’ mistrust of the medical community is rooted in a history of mistreatment as well as existing socioeconomic and healthcare system inequities, and a lack of cultural diversity and competence among clinicians. Patrice Harris, MD, Everyday Health’s medical editor in chief at large, explains how building trust is critical for improving health outcomes.

Learn more about the #BlackHealthFacts project here: https://www.everydayhealth.com/black-health-facts/mental-health/

Information is our best tool for influencing change. These facts and statistics help illustrate how inequities have impacted Black Americans’ health and what needs to improve moving forward: https://www.everydayhealth.com/black-health-facts/?nocache=true

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