- Be informed about the problem of racial and ethnic disparities in health.
- Take care of your health – choose providers you like and trust, ask questions, get second opinions, and expect quality care.
- Improve your health by making health choices.
Health Professionals Can:
- Stay current on best practices when caring for diverse populations.
- Champion quality standards of care for all patients regardless of how they pay for care.
- Ensure respectful care.
Community/Government Leaders Can:
- Support affordable health coverage for everyone.
- Enforce regulations that ensure equal access to health care.
(Adapted from Bronx REACH)