Ethnic and Racial Discrimination in Healthcare

Everyone deserves access to the best possible healthcare. But, sadly, ethnic and racial discrimination in healthcare, along with disparities, harm patients throughout the US. Many factors impact the quality of care received and outcomes for Blacks, Hispanics, American Indians, and Alaska Natives.

What’s the difference between ethnic and racial discrimination and disparities?

Ethnic and racial discrimination in healthcare occurs when a provider treats others differently based on their race or ethnicity.

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Roberta Carson President of Zaggo, Inc.

I started Zaggo, a nonprofit organization, to help patients and family caregivers manage illnesses and injuries, after caring for my teenage son Zachary during his 27-month battle with terminal brain cancer. My caregiving experience led to a passion for helping patients and family caregivers be engaged, empowered members of their medical teams to help them get the best healthcare and outcomes possible.

I have won several awards for my work, including a recent "Visionary Award" from, and a "Website of the Year Caring Award" from Caregiving Years Training Academy.

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