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Building equity in healthcare

Dismantling disparities and creating lasting solutions

Health equity is defined as the state in which every person can achieve their full health potential.1 But inequity persists and disproportionately affects already underserved and Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities. In the U.S., racial and ethnic minorities have worse overall health than that of white Americans.2 And among those populations diseases like diabetes and hypertension have long-term, potentially catastrophic health and financial impacts.3