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  • barriers
  • Students in this class are studying the topic of barriers to healthcare. (blogspot.com)
  • Structural barriers - Examples of structural barriers include lack of transport to healthcare providers, inability to obtain convenient appointment times and lengthy waiting room times. (news-medical.net)
  • Leadership Program
  • Launched in 2007, the Disparities Leadership Program remains the first and only program of its kind. (eurekalert.org)
  • To date, Disparities Leadership Program teams have come from 31 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and Switzerland. (eurekalert.org)
  • UC Davis Medical Center's expansive, highly successful collection of race, ethnicity and language data from its patients has received a "Best Overall Project" award in the Disparities Leadership Program class of 2012-13. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The various criteria on which the award is based include a project's breadth of impact on an organization, the use of Disparities Leadership Program tools and skills, and overall achievements over the course of the year. (ucdavis.edu)
  • The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is a co-sponsor of the Disparities Leadership Program, which is supported by Joint Commission Resources (JCR), an affiliate of the Joint Commission. (ucdavis.edu)
  • diabetes
  • We used a southern Swedish cohort of psoriasis (PSO) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA) patients and population-based referents ( N = 57,800) to investigate the influence of socioeconomic and demographic factors on the probability of healthcare use and on healthcare costs when controlling for need as measured by PSO/PsA and common additional morbidities such as diabetes, depression and myocardial infarction. (springer.com)
  • physicians
  • To launch its assigned study, the IOM convened a committee of academicians, medical educators, health service researchers, health policy makers, economists, social psychologists, social scientists, lawyers, practicing physicians and nurses - some with experience and knowledge of disparities and others with expertise and proven leadership in other aspects of healthcare delivery and research. (harvard.edu)
  • Traditionally when looking at disparities, people have looked at distances - distances to hospitals, distances to physicians, the travel time between the patients and providers," Balkrishnan explained. (healthcanal.com)
  • Patient choice' accounts for only a small percentage of the disparities in treatment received, according to recent prospective studies, in which patients and physicians were interviewed. (rwjf.org)
  • elimination
  • Recent legislation invests in cultural and linguistic competence and the elimination of disparities, with increased funding for technical assistance, research and dissemination. (ncqa.org)
  • Medicare
  • Hospital officials couldn't readily explain the cost disparities, but some cautioned against reading too much into the Medicare figures. (kentucky.com)
  • access
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. (ahrq.gov)
  • Despite spending twice as much on healthcare as other industrialized countries, the U. S. system of healthcare ranks last among industrialized countries in terms of quality, access, and cost efficiency. (ahima.org)
  • 12 Discrepancies in access to quality healthcare exist by race and economic status. (ahima.org)
  • To address issues of healthcare quality, access, and cost efficiency in rural areas, several government initiatives and programs have been undertaken. (ahima.org)
  • This presentation is intended to give one view on what can and is being done today to address the issue and encourage others to work towards the cause of guaranteeing healthcare access for all. (blogspot.com)
  • Harness the power of a collaborative network - Working with collaborators improves the ability to anticipate a changing environment and access the latest evidence on disparities. (eurekalert.org)
  • Older people are also more likely to experience transport problems or suffer from a lack of mobility, factors that can impact on their access to healthcare. (news-medical.net)
  • crisis
  • Arranged into discrete categories, this volume contains comprehensive coverage, both historical and current, of the healthcare disparity crisis currently plaguing our country in hopes of leading us all to a brighter future. (readrate.com)
  • Hospitals
  • Furthermore, these initiatives have been limited to large healthcare providers and have not been implemented in physician offices or small hospitals in rural areas. (ahima.org)
  • challenges
  • The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa this year poses a serious, ongoing threat to that region: the spread to capital cities and Nigeria-Africa's most populous nation-presents new challenges for healthcare professionals. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • Researchers
  • Researchers urge medical schools to incorporate specific training in developmental disabilities into their curricula to reduce these healthcare disparities. (upi.com)
  • In a majority of the studies on equity in healthcare, researchers have based their analyses on a random sample of the adult general population [ 1 , 8 , 11 , 14 , 15 , 16 ], and often the studies also share the feature of a reliance on self-reported information in the collection of data on healthcare need. (springer.com)
  • work
  • Leaders need to understand that disparities are closely linked to quality, safety, cost and value and that, if they take this issue on, they can be recognized and rewarded for their work. (eurekalert.org)