Two men climbing different ladders Disparities in health outcomes impose an unacceptable cost on families, our economy, and the character of our nation.

In my previous article on the topic of employers' concerns over racial and ethnic disparities in health care outcomes, I explored the well-documented fact that in America, people of color suffer and die from treatable illnesses more often than the rest of the population. These disparities persist because of systemic and structural inequities in our health care system that impact the health, well-being, and daily lives of Black, Asian, Latinx, and Native Americans.

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