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External linkpdf file Building the Future of Allied Health: Report of the Implementation Task Force of the National Commission on Allied Health
This report presents strategies developed by the National Commission on Allied Health Implementation Task Force. It describes the plan to carry out the Commission's recommendations related to the role of allied health professionals in the current and emerging U.S. health care delivery system. The report includes strategies that focus on three key areas: education reform, outcomes research, and collaboration.
External link Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
How much do differences in the health care that people receive contribute to disparities in health? What strategies can overcome these differences in care? These are questions for health services research, and ones that researchers supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ, formerly the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research) have begun to address.
External link Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare Exit Disclaimer
The Institute of Medicine Report confirmed that racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare are not entirely explained by differences in access, clinical appropriateness, or patient preferences. There is also increasing evidence that provider behaviors and practice patterns contribute to disparities in care.

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