This poster will be displayed in conjunction with the HIMSS20 Career Expo. Posters will be available for viewing through the entirety of the event. Poster presenters will be available for questions from 11:00 am -12:00 pm.
Individualizing a treatment plan for each patient has always been challenging. Existing challenges in managing minority health disparities are multidimensional. Diversity in United States demographics and disease epidemiology in the recent decade has continued to change significantly. CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report 2013 emphasized the awareness of clinicians, researchers, public health professionals, and policymakers to address and prompt health disparities and bringing the equality of health in all Americans. National Institute of Health (NIH) Department of Minority Health Disparity has initiated strategic planning on minority health disparities research. As an initial approach to implementing the proof of concepts of minority health disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients, we are very interested in taking a more in-depth look into the matter.
The overall preliminary goal of this project is to formulate a bio-psycho-social and clinical algorithm by gathering and analyzing retrospective patient’s clinic-epidemiological data to assess the scope of CRC prevention and improve survival for minority patients treated at different Minnesota hospitals in the United States of America.