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Root Cause Reminiscing

Back when conferences were held in person, Dorothy Carlin and Reggi Rideout attended the 2019 Root Cause Coalition Summit in San Diego, CA with leaders from across the spectrum of health. The evidence is clear that the Social Determinants of Health are factors in population health, but what’s the basis for the inequity in health outcomes? Organizations like the Root Cause Coalition are shining a light on health inequity and its root cause: racism.

We cannot say it better, so we borrowed this from the Root Cause Coalition website.

A good definition from the experts:

When Dorothy and Reggi attended the Summit, they were impressed by the managed care organizations, community organizations, and private health foundations focused on these objectives:

Keep up the good work, Root Cause Coalition. (And please put St. Louis on your short list for the next summit.)


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