Health Disparities and Health Equity
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - 2010 National Healthcare Disparities Report
American Hospital Association - Eliminating Disparities in Health Outcomes: Resources, Examples, and Tools for Hospitals
NACCHO produced Developing Policies to Advance Health Equity: The Role of Public Health, which, among other things, explores how public health officials can act to promote health equity in their communities
Quality Connections: Population Health, a publication from the National Quality Forum on health disparities.
Economic Burden of Health Inequality in the US ? 2009, published by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies.
Cultural and Linguistic Competence
US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care
The National Quality Forum has compiled a toolkit to help healthcare organizations implement systemic methods of collecting race, ethnicity, and primary language data.