Highlighted Resource for February 1, 2022:
Negative Patient Descriptors:
Documenting Racial Bias In The Electronic Health Record

How do negative descriptions of patients in electronic health records vary by patient race or ethnicity?

A recent Health Affairs article investigates this quesiton, analyzing history and notes to determine that Black patients are described with more than twice as many negative descriptors as White patients.

To read this article, check out the February 1 ADL Highlighted Resource:
Negative Patient Descriptors: Documenting Racial Bias In The Electronic Health Record

02/01/2022


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