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*  National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
... and encouraging the delivery of adequate health care to groups that are not represented well. By the passage of the Minority ... "Health Disparities Center". Wikipedia. 2017-06-08. "Health Disparities Center". Wikipedia. 2017-06-08. "Health Disparities ... Health disparities refer to rates of illness and disease that are disproportionate within a society. Health disparities have ... In any case, if a person is assumed to be part of a minority group, then there is a risk for health disparities to form. ...
*  Healthcare disparity in Massachusetts
Studies suggest that racial and ethnic disparities are other key factors in healthcare disparities. One indicator of health in ... Healthcare disparity in Massachusetts refers to the issues in access to, and treatment of, the residents of the state of ... Many factors contribute to healthcare disparity, including access, behavioral risk factors, family history, social determinants ... but significant barriers to access of health care still exist. The primary factor affecting access to healthcare is out-of- ...
*  Tom Demmer
Ed.: Charter Sch.; Higher Education; Human Services; Health & Healthcare Disparities; Youth & Young Adults. Veeneman, Drew ( ...
*  Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions
eHealth Solutions for Healthcare Disparities. New York: Springer, 2007. LaVeist, Thomas. Race, Ethnicity, and Health. San ... in health care Historical perspective of racial/ethnic disparities Patient/provider interactions Gibbons, Michael. ... Established in Fall 2003, Critical Issues in Health Disparities is a journal club that focuses on health disparities, ... strives to eradicate disparities in health and health care among racial and ethnic groups, socioeconomic groups, and ...
*  JournalReview.org
"Measurement Problems in the National Healthcare Disparities Report" (PDF). Retrieved Feb 10, 2008. "University of South Alabama ... Approximately 7,000 doctors, health care professionals, researchers, residency training programs, and students from all over ...
*  Dianne Wilkerson
Commission to Eliminate Racial & Ethnic Healthcare Disparities, Co-Chair; Hynes Convention Center & Boston Common Parking ...
*  Structural inequality
... the National Healthcare Quality Report and the National Healthcare Disparities Report, which tracked disparities in healthcare ... Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America. Totowa, NJ: Humana, 2007. Print. "Disparities in Healthcare Quality Among Racial ... and tend to be higher utilizers of the healthcare system. Healthcare disparities often put women athealthcare. Such time must ... Aguirre and Baker "Disparities in Healthcare Quality Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups , AHRQ Archive". archive.ahrq.gov ...
*  Rural Health Workforce and The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
2010). "Health Care Disparities in Rural Areas: Selected Findings From the 2004 National Healthcare Disparities Report.". ... further adding to the size of healthcare disparities. The healthcare workforce has a significant impact on the utilization of ... Healthcare systems in rural communities generally have fewer personnel and infrastructure, creating substantial healthcare ... and other healthcare workers. The shortage of healthcare workers negatively impacts the quality of medical care due to ...
*  Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa
His research focuses on brain tumors and cell migration, healthcare disparities for minorities and clinical outcomes for ...
*  Maternal death
... especially in nations with large equality gaps in income and education and high healthcare disparities. Women living in rural ... These trends are a reflection that higher income countries have stronger healthcare infrastructure, medical and healthcare ... The MMR is used as a measure of the quality of a health care system. Maternal mortality rate (MMRate): the number of maternal ... Most maternal deaths are avoidable, as the health-care solutions to prevent or manage complications are well known. Improving ...
*  CD Publications
Healthcare Disparities Report became part of Community Health Funding Report, as did Disabilities Funding Report and Substance ... The company produces Web-based "news services" (or newsletters) whose topics of coverage include housing, health care, ...
*  Will Davis (politician)
He is the Chair of the Health and Healthcare Disparities committee and Vice-Chairman of the Appropriations Elementary and ... In 2005, Davis worked on legislation to increase access to quality and affordable health care for children, regardless of ...
*  Racism in the United States
May 1990). "Black-white disparities in health care". JAMA. 263 (17): 2344-6. doi:10.1001/jama.263.17.2344. PMID 2182918. ... There are major racial differences in access to health care and in the quality of health care provided. A study published in ... Inequalities in health care may also reflect a systemic bias in the way medical procedures and treatments are prescribed for ... Racial disparities have been noted in all levels of the U.S. justice system. According to 2009 congressional testimony from ...
*  Kimberly du Buclet
Healthcare Disparities, and Tourism & Conventions. du Buclet is running for a two year term to the board of the Metropolitan ... du Buclet's committee assignments included Health Care Availability Access, Small Business Empowerment & Workforce, Higher ...
*  Healthcare in Texas
Wan, Neng; Zhan, F. Benjamin; Lu, Yongmei; Tiefenbacher, John P. (March 2012). "Access to healthcare and disparities in ... Houston, Texas offers healthcare services. Lubbock, Texas offers healthcare services. San Antonio, Texas offers healthcare ... Dallas, Texas offers healthcare services. Galveston, Texas offers healthcare services. ... This article summarizes healthcare in Texas. The Texas Department of State Health Services manages state government projects in ...
*  Adventist HealthCare Washington Adventist Hospital
As part of the vision, Adventist HealthCare created the Center on Health Disparities In October 2014, as part of a branding ... "About Us - Adventist HealthCare". www.adventisthealthcare.com. "Adventist HealthCare - Acute, Specialty, and Long Term Health ... a health-care company that includes hospitals, home health agencies and other health care services. Adventist HealthCare is ... "Cross-cultural remedies for health care disparities". Gazette.net. 2007-03-07. Retrieved 2014-02-04. "New Logo, Bright Future ...
*  Race and health
Health disparities refer to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial and ethnic groups. The US Health ... Three major mechanisms are suggested by the Institute of Medicine that may contribute to healthcare disparities from the ... Smedley, Brian D. (2002). Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care. Washington, DC.: ... three major source categories are put forth as potential explanations for disparities in health care: patient-level variables, ...
*  Surgical Outcomes Analysis and Research
The mission of SOAR is to decrease perioperative morbidity and mortality, address health care disparities, and increase overall ... to investigate and to address factors contributing to disease outcomes and healthcare disparities. The work in SOAR ... Outcomes Research evaluates the impact of health care on the health outcomes of patients and populations (see AHRQ for further ... Outcomes research is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry that examines the use, quality, delivery, and financing of health care ...
*  History of Georgia (U.S. state)
Essays on such topics as electoral politics, education, and health-care disparities. Peirce, Neal R. The Deep South States of ...
*  Theory of fundamental causes
However, disparities in healthcare and health outcomes have persisted. Health has been linked to social class dating back to ... SES is a fundamental cause for healthcare disparities. In the 19th century, the major causes of mortality were typically ... In the context of health care and access, power is the ability to exert one's influence to effect change on the behalf of ... Health Disparities and Health Equity: Concepts and Measurement. Annual Review of Public Health. 27:167-194. Marmot, M.G. 1994. ...
*  Sandra M. Swain
Ronald Piana (June 15, 2012). "New ASCO President Reflect on Value of Mentorship and Addressing Health-care Disparities". The ... as well as health care disparities.,, She has authored more than 275 articles on her research in multiple medical journals, ... Swain had a growing interest in healthcare inequality and a desire to dedicate her efforts to the underserved African American ...
*  Richard M. Perloff
In 2006 he was editor of a special issue of American Behavioral Scientist on racial health-care disparities and communication. ... Communication and Racial Disparities in Health Care (special issue). American Behavioral Scientist 49 (6): 755-884. Thousand ...
*  Jeannette South-Paul
South-Paul has dedicated her career to improving community health and rectifying healthcare disparities in America, especially ... family medicine and researched the benefits of exercise and maternal-child health along with her work on health disparities. In ...
*  Lisa Cooper
She has pioneered approaches for reducing healthcare disparities across these populations through culturally tailored education ... Vice President of Health Care Equity and Director of the Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities in the Johns ... In 1999, she published findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association: race is a factor in health care. "Her ... 21, Charles Limb / Published Oct; 2016 (2012-07-25). "Cooper has a different way of looking at health care". The Hub. Retrieved ...
*  Brain Mapping Foundation
The program is designed to help alleviate healthcare disparities by bringing world class physicians to poor areas, and to help ... she was awarded a Beacon of courage and dedication and Pioneer in healthcare policy award by the Foundation and the Society. ... and the Foundation for her courage and dedication toward raising awareness for neurotrauma as well as her role in healthcare ...
*  Cervical cancer
This is in part because many of these countries have an impoverished health care infrastructure, too few trained and skilled ... "Persistent area socioeconomic disparities in U.S. incidence of cervical cancer, mortality, stage, and survival, 1975-2000". ...
*  Lincoln Hospital (Bronx)
Lincoln has also tackled many public health issues, such as helping recognize healthcare disparities among inner-city minority ... Although it constitutes 9% of the beds in the region, Lincoln caters to 31% of the health care visits of this community, where ... It occupies five full city blocks, providing health care to the entire South Bronx community, as well as parts of Upper ... Kanna, Balavenkatesh; Narang, Tarun K.; Atwal, Tegpal; Paul, Doru; Azeez, Sulaiman (2009). "Ethnic disparity in mortality after ...