Socioeconomic, rural, and insurance-based inequities in robotic lung cancer resections

Published on Jun 15, 2020
路 DOI :10.21037/VATS.2020.02.01
Loretta Erhunmwunsee11
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Prasha Bhandari2
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+ 3 AuthorsNatalie S. Lui10
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The COVID-19 pandemic reminds us that African American, Latinx, Indigenous, and poor communities face significant healthcare disparities. Members of these communities have increased exposure to the virus due to higher rates of crowded living conditions and employment in essential occupations. Furthermore, news reports and public health data show that residents of these communities have more comorbidities, utilize hospitals with fewer resources, and experience greater treatment delays, all result...