Leveraging Technological Change to Address Racial Injustice and Worker Shortages in Frontline Care Delivery

BMJ Leader, Forthcoming

5 Pages Posted: 12 Nov 2021 Last revised: 13 Dec 2021

Date Written: October 20, 2021

Abstract

In this peer-reviewed commentary, the author relies on his own and others’ empirical evidence to argue that carefully-guided technological change in health care could simultaneously bolster both job quality and patient outcomes.

Note: Funding: Funding for the project underlying this commentary was provided by the Ford Foundation (#0175- 1196), the Open Society Foundations (#OR2018- 44194), the SEIU California State Council, the WK Kellogg Foundation (#P0130982), Working Partnerships USA, the David M and Abby Joseph Cohen Summer Research Fund and the Cornell University ILR School ’Technology and the Future of Work’ theme project.

Declaration of Interests: None declared.

Keywords: health care; technology; technological change; information technology (IT); race

Suggested Citation

Litwin, Adam Seth, Leveraging Technological Change to Address Racial Injustice and Worker Shortages in Frontline Care Delivery (October 20, 2021). BMJ Leader, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3951453

Adam Seth Litwin (Contact Author)

Cornell University ( email )

ILR School
363 Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
United States
(607) 255-7326 (Phone)

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
13
Abstract Views
91
PlumX Metrics