10/15/2013 11:29 am ET Updated Jul 28, 2014

8 Most Influential Hispanics In Health Care

When it comes to Hispanics in the United States, there are a number of inequalities that need to be addressed in order for this population to have the same opportunities as other ethnicities; among those topics of importance, health care is at the top of the list.

Despite the disparities that exist for Hispanics in regards to health care, great strides are being made to reduce issues related to language barriers, poverty, lack of transportation, stigma, and cultural sensitivity, and no one is taking the issue more seriously than Hispanics themselves.

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Saludify recognizes a list of eight influential Hispanics in health care who are working hard to reduce disparities and have opened the door for a better life for all Hispanics in the United States.

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