Using the Power of Narratives to Address Bias in Healthcare
The MedStar Health Institute for Quality and Safety hosted “Using the Power of Narratives to Address Bias in Healthcare”. The event featured a panel of MedStar Health physicians, researchers, and medical humanities leaders, including Dr. Lakshmi Krishnan.
COVID-19 proved to be an unrelenting spotlight on the biases that exist within healthcare systems. This discussion looked at the history of bias in healthcare and how bias contributes to poor health outcomes. It also explored how stories can instill empathy that inspires behavior change and allow for an open-minded look at bias.
Watch the recording: