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Ensuring medication safety for consumers from ethnic minority backgrounds: the need to address unconscious bias within health systems.

Chauhan A, Walpola RL. Ensuring medication safety for consumers from ethnic minority backgrounds: the need to address unconscious bias within health systems. Int J Qual Health Care. Epub 2021 Oct 20. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzab145.

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November 17, 2021
Chauhan A, Walpola RL. Int J Qual Health Care. 2021;33(4):mzab145.

Health care decision making and delivery are vulnerable to unconscious bias. This commentary discusses strategies in place to address unconscious bias as it affects medication safety. The authors suggest a focus on engaging ethnic minority consumers as partners to design improvement programs to enhance medication delivery.

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Chauhan A, Walpola RL. Ensuring medication safety for consumers from ethnic minority backgrounds: the need to address unconscious bias within health systems. Int J Qual Health Care. Epub 2021 Oct 20. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzab145.