Steps must be taken to prevent bias in sex, gender and race in health data gathered using artificial intelligence, Stanford researchers write.
Across the U.S., unequal medical care is harming nonwhite new moms and their babies. Stanford experts are studying how to flip the trends.
The new issue of Stanford Medicine magazine examines racial inequity and inequality in medicine, and explores initiatives to close care gaps.
As more children and teens with diabetes use technology to treat the disease, U.S. kids of lower socioeconomic status are being increasingly left behind.
A Stanford Medicine researcher finds that the Affordable Care Act's insurance subsidies have protected low-income Americans against high medical costs.
Sharon Hampton is focusing on patient equity as a nursing leader at Stanford Health Care. Getting to know patients and staff is key, she says.
A program that trains barbers to coach Black men about their health and wellness helps bridge health equity gaps by tapping into built-in community bonds.
Ovarian cancer genetic testing is underused and large gene panels lead to uncertain results, particularly for non-white patients, a Stanford Medicine study finds.
A public health program in India improved maternal and child health initially, but was at risk of leaving behind disadvantaged participants when it expanded.
In Stanford Medicine's Recover, Restore and Re-open framework, experts discuss how the shift to telehealth likely represents the new norm.
Stanford researchers studied whether there was any pattern linking patients' racial, ethnic or socioeconomic status with which treatment they received.
Incoming medical student and blueberry picker Gianna Nino caught the attention of the media when she tweeted about farmworker wages.
Shaken by the death of George Floyd, Stanford gastroenterologist Uri Ladabaum penned a hearfelt essay on racism and medicine's responsibility to fight it.
At a recent Dean's Lecture Series talk on campus, Richard Besser discussed equity in health and his work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The leading cause of death in the U.S. is shifting from heart disease to cancer at varying paces across the country, according to Stanford research.
The American dream of children growing up to earn more than their parents is harder to achieve than it used to be, and big data gives valuable insight into how it has changed.