Black Health

Expertly-tailored, dedicated advocacy and guidance.

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External research shows a need to improve Black health equity


more likely to have negative descriptors in medical recordsHealth Affairs 2022


likelihood of being in “poor” or “fair” healthCDC (Black health) 2020

2 in 3

people in need of behavioral health treatments do not receive careAPA 2017


higher death rates across maternity, diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic and complex conditions.CDC (Maternal Mortality) 2020, DRCP 2021, CDC (African American Health) 2017

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Uncovering key healthcare challenges faced by Black employees

We surveyed more than 3,000 employees at seven top employers to uncover their experiences with healthcare.


How we can address inequities for your Black employees
Growing trust in healthcare

by creating a safe space and trusted connections for members

Increasing clinically- and culturally-competent care

that meets health needs of the Black community

Improving healthcare literacy and confidence

to empower individuals to navigate their healthcare experience

Reducing care avoidance

and re-engaging members with preventive and ongoing care to improve clinical outcomes

Give your employees support they can trust.

It’s time for better healthcare for all

We're here to make sure everyone gets the care they need—regardless of race, gender, or identity. Hear how Included Health is transforming healthcare with dedicated advocacy and guidance expertly-tailored for underserved communities.

Concierge advocacy and guidance across four key clinical needs

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Primary Care 

Half of survey respondents do not believe their PCP is well-informed regarding community needs

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Behavioral Health 

Our research found Black members have difficulty finding culturally-competent therapists

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Pregnancy Care

Many focus group participants shared negative experiences related to pregnancy

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Chronic & Specialty Care

Research shows a higher prevalence of death associated with chronic conditions


While there has been progress, far more improvement is needed for correcting the racial health disparities in the Black community

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Improving Health Equity through Virtual Care

Many factors contribute to health disparities, including access to quality care, financial and housing stability.

Understanding The Reality and Impact of Healthcare Faced by Black Employees

Explore research findings on how the healthcare challenges Black employees face leads to higher costs and lower quality.