Five Ways We Can Improve the US Healthcare System According to Jami Doucette
“The US healthcare system needs to take a more equitable approach to supporting the public, including expanded access to high-quality, culturally competent providers (as they often influence outcomes and equity) and focus on addressing specific social determinants of health,” Doucette said. “We also must prioritize a more preventative approach to care, helping people stay well rather than simply focusing on helping people get well, and ultimately avoid health issues that may arise further down the line. Lastly, it’s essential to ensure that healthcare providers have enough support — both in regards to mental health resources and in the workplace — to reduce unrealistic workloads and burnout.”
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