Equitable Access to Liver Transplant: Bridging the Gaps in the Social Determinants of Health.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The COVID-19 pandemic and social justice movement have highlighted the impact of social determinants of health (SDOH) and structural racism in the United States on both access to care and patient outcomes. With the evaluation for liver transplantation being a highly subjective process, there are multiple ways for SDOH to place vulnerable patients at a disadvantage. This policy corner focuses on three different methods to reverse the deleterious effects of SDOH-identify and reduce implicit bias, expand and optimize telemedicine, and improve community outreach.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rosenblatt, R; Lee, H; Liapakis, A; Lunsford, KE; Scott, A; Sharma, P; Wilder, J

Published Date

  • November 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 74 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 2808 - 2812

PubMed ID

  • 34060678

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-3350

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/hep.31986


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States