10 Insightful Quotes on Health Disparities

"Your zip code shouldn't determine how long you live, but it does." This bold statement is a call to action by The California Endowment, a private health foundation committed to expanding quality healthcare to all Californians. As those who set the course for healthcare systems across the country, this message challenges healthcare executives to bring their systems' resources to bear to improve health outcomes by addressing disparities in access and care.This infographic from Avanza provides 10 quotes about healthcare disparities in the United States. As it indicates, there is much work to be done.

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Interested in learning more about how hospitals can advance their mission and protect the bottom line by embracing change and addressing disparities, read "Leading by Example" in Executive Insight, featuring insight from Avanza President and CEO Joan Dentler and Director of Community Collaborations Ellen Sanchez.

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