Closing the Health Care Gap

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HARTFORD — The Connecticut State Medical Society (CSMS) has released results from a follow-up study of its two-year campaign to gauge doctors’ awareness of and education campaign to reduce health disparities in Connecticut. The results, according to the group, indicate that 45 percent of physicians said the way they provide care has changed since the campaign kicked off in 2009.

At that time, a CSMS baseline study of physicians, “Providing Medical Care to Diverse Populations,” found that 70 percent of doctors were not aware of educational programs available to them to help reduce disparities in health care between and among disparate racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. By contrast, this year’s follow-on study indicated that more than half of respondents (55 percent) already had taken continuing medical education (CMA) training in cultural awareness.

“Today, Connecticut physicians are far more aware of their responsibilities to provide culturally appropriate care to our diverse population,” said CSMS President David S. Katz, MD. “Training makes a different, and it’s fair to say that every physician learned something just by participating.”
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