A recent study showed pulse oximeters are three times more likely to give inaccurate readings of blood oxygen levels in African-American patients.
The small, inexpensive devices clip to the fingertip and have been relied on heavily by physicians making treatment decisions for people with COVID-19.
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: what the new report means for Black and Hispanic Americans already disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.
Maxine Smith, registered dietitian, Cleveland Clinic
Nadja Ging Jehli, psychology graduate student, Ohio State University
Dr. Utibe Essien, assistant professor of medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine