Health Equity


Health equity is fair and just access to health resources, protection from health hazards, and health decisionmaking. RAND research aims to understand the causes of disparities in health outcomes, health care access, and health care quality, and to identify opportunities to reduce these disparities.

  • Research Brief

    How Does Telehealth Affect Health Care Quality, Access, Equity, and Costs?

    Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, health care providers pivoted to telehealth out of necessity. As policymakers look beyond the pandemic, concerns about telehealth's effects on health care spending and quality persist.

    May 11, 2023

  • Commentary

    Research Shows How Communities Are Prioritizing Health Equity

    In partnership with RAND, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is tracking how communities are evolving their approaches to building a Culture of Health and advancing health equity. The research offers insights on how and why inequities develop, and more importantly, how communities change course and move towards health equity.

    Feb 1, 2023

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