The Tragedy & Triumph of Black Healthcare History

By Kyle Jones on February 23rd, 2021 in Blog, Minority Outreach

This is a special month in America. February has been designated as the time we place special emphasis on the contributions of Black Americans. In the field of healthcare, there have been amazing moments of triumph organized and accomplished by Black Americans. While I cannot cover them all, the work of surgeon Charles R. Drew, […]

African Americans at Risk

By arhospice on March 5th, 2019 in Blog, Foundation, Minority Outreach

“African Americans and other minorities are at risk of not dying well.”– Duke Divinity School Professor Richard Payne Nationally and in Arkansas, too few African Americans benefit from hospice care. Black/African Americans account for 13.2% of the general population (US Census) but only 7.6% of the hospice patients in 2014 according to the National Hospice […]

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