Sixty percent of Americans have at least one chronic condition. More than 40 percent have more than one. Chronic disease is a burden not only for these patients but also for the health care system.
May 26, 2017
Population-specific differences in access to quality health care, whether caused by gender, race, geography, environment, or other factors, can affect individual and community health. RAND research aims to understand the causes of—and thereby reduce disparities in—health outcomes, access, and care at the individual, community, and international levels.