COVID-19 has not only exposed existing health inequities; it has exacerbated them. Black and...Read More
Committed to Health Equity for All
For decades, Dignity Health has advocated for the health and equality of every Californian. Now, that work has new urgency. From advocating for expanded Medicaid coverage, to our commitment to reducing health disparities in communities of color and dismantling systemic racism in our country’s health care system, to supporting victims of human trafficking and caring for undocumented immigrants, we are breaking down barriers to health.
Partnership With Lestonnac Free Clinic Improves Care—and Quality of Life—for Immigrants, Low-Income and Uninsured Patients
There are nearly 11 million immigrants living in California, according to Public Policy Institute of California. A large portion of them are undocumented, making them ineligible...Read More
Black Americans don’t see many clinicians who look like them in the doctors’ offices, clinics and hospitals where they get care. That’s because only 5% of U.S. doctors are...Read More
As the COVID-19 pandemic raged last fall and winter, case rates among California’s Latino and Black residents outpaced rates among the general public, underscoring health equity disparities that impact...Read More
For people experiencing homelessness, even mundane aspects of life are a big challenge. Getting around, staying warm, accessing running water for cooking and cleaning—essential things that most people do...Read More