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Achieving zero inequity: lessons learned from patient safety.

Gandhi TK. NEJM Catalyst. Epub 2021 May 27.

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May 27, 2021

Gandhi TK. NEJM Catalyst. Epub 2021 May 27.

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown a spotlight on bias, disparities, and inequity in the healthcare system. The author advocates using the same strategies to reduce inequities that were used to improve patient safety: 1) culture, leadership, and governance; 2) learning systems; 3) workforce; and 4) patient engagement.