Telehealth offers health care consumers greater convenience and the chance to save money -- but it only works if the provider speaks the patient’s language. To that end, Mercer has formed an alliance with ConsejoSano to bring telehealth services to the Spanish-speaking population. ConsejoSano provides consumers with instantaneous access to Spanish-speaking doctors, mental health specialists, and nutritionists.
Many groups have been looking at the health differences between racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups:
On the plus side, there’s growing recognition of the importance of supporting these unique segments within our population. Interestingly, the conversations around diversity and inclusion within the workplace are starting to transform into diversity and innovation:
Has your organization recognized that ethnic/racial health disparities exist, and thought about a response? Framing the conversation in terms of diversity and innovation might clarify the business case for action.