International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Social Work | United States of America | Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023

Unveiling Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare: Bridging the Gap for Marginalized Communities

Jeremy Garcia

Abstract: This article delves into the critical issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion DEI within the healthcare industry. The seamless integration of these concepts is explored, emphasizing their importance in fostering a fair and unbiased healthcare environment. Drawing on personal experiences and data analysis, the article highlights how disparities in resources, education, and opportunities impact marginalized communities, particularly Hispanics, leading to a significant gap in medical representation. The lack of diversity in healthcare is not only a matter of statistics but also an impediment to better patient care and outcomes. The article presents the views of experts, showcasing the significance of representation in improving patient experiences and care delivery. Through personal anecdotes and insights from healthcare professionals, the article underscores the transformative potential of embracing DEI in healthcare. It concludes with a call to action for systematic change through increased access to education, financial aid, and recruitment strategies, ultimately leading to a more inclusive and excellent healthcare industry.

Keywords: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Healthcare Disparities, Marginalized Communities

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 8, August 2023,

Pages: 2417 - 2418

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