D.C. Study Probes Disparities In Stroke TreatmentThe Washington Post: Study In D.C. Hospitals Identifies Factors For Disparity In Stroke Treatment For Blacks
Blacks hospitalized for strokes in the District are one-third as likely as whites to receive lifesaving treatment, according to a study that seeks to understand racial disparities in treatment. The findings, published online Thursday in the journal Stroke, offer a detailed look at the problem in a predominantly black urban population (Sun, 6/30). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.