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Reducing Disparities Requires Multiple Strategies

Melony E. Sorbero, PhD, MS, MPH; Susan M. Paddock, PhD; and Cheryl L. Damberg, PhD
Disparities in care are a complex issue requiring multiple strategies to solve, including approaches to improve the measurement of quality and reporting stratified performance estimates.
Am J Manag Care. 2018;24(12):577

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Author Affiliations: RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA (MES), and Santa Monica, CA (SMP, CLD).

Source of Funding: None; original research performed under contract for CMS.

Author Disclosures: The authors report no relationship or financial interest with any entity that would pose a conflict of interest with the subject matter of this article.

Authorship Information: Concept and design (MES, SMP, CLD); acquisition of data (SMP, CLD); analysis and interpretation of data (MES, SMP); drafting of the manuscript (MES, SMP, CLD); critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content (MES, SMP); statistical analysis (MES, SMP); obtaining funding (SMP, CLD); administrative, technical, or logistic support (MES, SMP, CLD); and supervision (MES).

Address Correspondence to: Melony E. Sorbero, PhD, MS, MPH, RAND Corporation, 4570 Fifth Ave, Ste 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Email: msorbero@rand.org.
 
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