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@WileyHealth CONCLUSION Hospitals with large Black patient shares experienced greater strain during the pandemic. Although these hospitals received more federal relief, funding was not targeted overall toward hospitals with high ICU occupancy rates.
@WileyHealth WHAT THIS STUDY ADDS This study identified that hospitals with large Black patient shares experienced greater intensive care unit (ICU) strain during the COVID-19 pandemic.
@WileyHealth WHAT IS KNOWN There are substantial racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and mortality.
@WileyHealth CONCLUSION P5RJ provides a framework with actionable communication practices to address pervasive racism experienced by Black patients. Effective implementation necessitates clinician self-reflection, personal commitment, and institutional support.
@WileyHealth WHAT THIS STUDY ADDS The Presence 5 for Racial Justice (P5RJ) framework incorporates human-centered design and community-based participatory research strategies, and input from patients, clinicians, previous literature, and nonmedical professionals.
@WileyHealth WHAT IS KNOWN Effective communication that mitigates pervasive racism is central to the delivery of high-quality and equitable care for Black patients.
New study in #HSR @WileyHealth from Cati Brown-Johnson PhD et al identify communication practices that clinicians can use to address racism faced by Black patients, build trusting relationships, and empower Black individuals in clinical care. FULL ARTICLE: https://t.co/KxU7cPlyhH https://t.co/mUTJ9hIwO6