Calls to end ‘race correction’ in health care

Common diagnostic health tests have long been interpreted differently for Black patients — a practice called “race correction,” which has systematically denied access to timely and sometimes life-saving care. The Current’s Matt Galloway talks to LLana James, co-chair of the Canada-US Coalition to End Race Correction in Healthcare; and Dr. Nav Persaud, the Canada Research Chair in Health Justice at St. Michael’s Hospital in Unity Health Toronto.

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