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Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science

Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science

Specialty

Emergency Medicine

Advisor

Dr. Larry Herman

Abstract

The healthcare sector plays a fundamental role in the development of society. It is its highly valued contribution to the wellbeing of humanity that has necessitated consistent research and policy evaluations intending to have a better healthcare system. Positive healthcare reforms of modern-day times have centered on having a diverse, equitable, and inclusive healthcare system. There is an existing gap in research on positive healthcare, with existing studies focusing on past contexts that have since changed. Few modern types of research have endeavored to articulate how healthcare equity, healthcare diversity, and healthcare inclusivity can enrich the healthcare system. The conversation around a positive healthcare system is more relevant in the present times than before, considering this is when the health system has been most threatened. Ranging from the burden heightened by the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic to the discussion around racism and its impact on healthcare delivery, the US and the world need to confront healthcare delivery positivity. The paper outcomes show a need for policy and practical change of ways of operating and delivering healthcare services. Existent policies are more inclined to past trends in society than they conform with the modern trends while paying more attention to diversity, inclusivity, and equitability.

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