• Hispanic adults experience 'unwarranted delays' in ED for chest pain

    5 days ago - By Healio

    Hispanic adults presenting with chest pain may experience up to a 28-minute delay in triage and disposition from the ED when compared with patients from other backgrounds, possibly due to undocumented status, researchers reported.
    “This study is a calling for health professionals to advocate and increase awareness of the health disparities faced not only by the Hispanic community but also other minorities,” Katiria Pintor Jimenez, MD, an internal medicine resident at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, told Healio. “Health disparities faced by these communities may
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