Health care for the economically disadvantaged hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, April 27, 1984, [September 28, 1984]. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Health.

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  • Poor -- Medical care -- United States,
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SeriesS. hrg. ;, 98-861, 98-1257
LC ClassificationsKF26 .F5538 1984a
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Open LibraryOL3000871M
LC Control Number84603418

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In health care, we have started to recognize that the disadvantaged are among those with the worst health outcomes, that perhaps we do need to devote more resources to “underserved medicine” from case workers or community health workers on the ground to a new generation of medical school graduates that are educated Health care for the economically disadvantaged book health disparities and interested Author: Emily Lu.

The tables and charts in this book act as resources for information on Health care for the economically disadvantaged book health status of racial and ethnic minorities and the poor. The four minority groups referred to are blacks, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, and Asian Americans.

The poor are defined as those whose income falls below the poverty line specified by the Census Bureau. This report brings together two issues: quality of care measurement and health care for the disadvantaged. The main question that is asked is whether an improvement in the quality of health care delivered to the disadvantaged will contribute to equalizing their health status.

A review of the literature points to the following four conclusions: (1) differentials in health status Author: Robert H. Brook, Kathleen N.

Williams. Background. Comprehensive and accessible primary health care is known to improve health outcomes and help reduce health inequities [1,2].While the introduction of universal health care in Canada has gone a long way towards reducing inequities in health care accessibility, [] significant gaps remain in the quality of care received by individuals of high versus low socio-economic Cited by: 8.

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[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance. Subcommittee on Health.]. Objective The aim of this review is to identify and understand the contexts that effect access to high-quality primary care for socioeconomically disadvantaged older people in rural areas.

Design A realist review. Data sources MEDLINE and EMBASE electronic databases and grey literature (from inception to December ).

Eligibility criteria for selecting studies Cited by: A public health approach is the most sustainable way to provide palliative care for the majority of the world’s people who live in economically disadvantaged nations.

With only 7% of the world’s medical morphine currently being used in these countries, much remains to be done to implement the World Health Organization’s recommendations on policy, drug availability and education.

The health care needs of economically disadvantaged adolescents do not differ greatly in kind from those of their more affluent peers. Though their backgrounds and previous inadequate access to care put them at higher risk for many conditions, they need basically the same types of Cited by: 4.

As health systems evolve, it is essential to evaluate their impact on the delivery of health services to socially disadvantaged populations. We evaluated the delivery of primary health services for different socio-economic groups and assessed the performance of different organizational models in terms of equality of health care delivery in Ontario, by: 8.

National Academy of Sciences. (, April 7). New report identifies six practices to improve health care for disadvantaged populations. ScienceDaily. Retrieved Ma. Health and wealth have always been closely related (Wilkinson, ), and economically disadvantaged racial/ethnic minority populations in the United States experience worse health status on multiple indicators of physical health (Williams, in press).

The existence of inequality—a property of the population in question—thus has important consequences for the health of Cited by: 5. Objective We aim to explore the barriers to accessing primary care for socio-economically disadvantaged older people in rural areas.

Methods Using a community recruitment strategy, fifteen people over 65 years, living in a rural area, and receiving financial support were recruited for semi-structured interviews. Four focus groups were held with rural health by: 6. Clients who are economically disadvantaged may also have limited work flexibility or lack child care, adds Kress, who is the community counseling clinic director, clinical mental health counseling program coordinator and addiction counseling program coordinator at Youngstown State University in Ohio.

The economically disadvantaged generally uses what point of entry into the health care system. The emergency room The text proposes that the earliest written record concerning public.

Denham / Health in an Economically Disadvantaged Population by guest on Novem Downloaded from Poor children may be at significantly higher risks for serious illnesses. Public health has been increasingly concerned with targeted prevention programs aimed at specific problems that disproportionately affect minority and economically disadvantaged groups.

With its focus on health promotion and disease prevention, public health provides a foundation for our health care system that ultimately means lower health.

Literature review points out that: (a) differentials in health status between the disadvantaged and the nondisadvantaged persist, often to a large degree; (b) differentials in the overall amount of care received are less striking now than heretofore, but standardization by level of need demonstrates measurable discrepancies in health services provided to the Cited by: Understanding the Nature of Poverty.

His complaints about his students are common among many who teach economically disadvantaged students: chronic tardiness, lack of motivation, and inappropriate behavior. Vereijken, Bakermans-Kranenburg, & Riksen-Walraven, ). Due to issues of transportation, health care, and family care, high.

Background: It is known that depression remains largely untreated in underserved communities. Hence, it is desirable to gain more knowledge on the prevalence and correlates of untreated depression among African-American (AA) older adults in economically disadvantaged areas.

This knowledge may have the public health benefit of improving detection of AA older adults with Author: Sharon Cobb, Mohsen Bazargan, Mohsen Bazargan, Jessica Castro Sandoval, Cheryl Wisseh, Cheryl Wisseh. Background: The association between age and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is still under debate.

While some research shows older age is associated with better HRQoL, other studies show no or negative association between age and HRQoL.

In addition, while the association between age and HRQoL may depend on race, ethnicity, gender, and their intersections, most Cited by: 2. A Comprehensive Health Education Program Presentation on a Specific Vulnerable Population.

Topic: Economically Disadvantaged Children. Rationale: The rational for choosing this subject is to illustrate in what ways growing up economically disadvantaged limits one’s ability to compete and participate in the growth of the society.

South Bay Family Health Care (SBFHC) is a leading community clinic system and one of Los Angeles County’s largest safety net providers, offering high-quality, low-and-no cost health care in a warm and supportive environment to economically disadvantaged and uninsured populations throughout Los Angeles County’s South Bay and Harbor Gateway communities.

Full text of "ERIC ED Health Care for the Economically g before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.

Consumer-Directed Health Care and the Disadvantaged counterparts on twelve of these measures and better care on only one.

For disadvantaged minority groups, the report offered a similarly. Federal efforts to alleviate such health disparities began in the early s. The focus of this report is the collaboration between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institute of Health’s (NIH’s) National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), which supports these federal efforts.

Economically disadvantaged students, African-American students, students with disabilities and those who are learning the English language — all four groups showed strong progress in academic achievement this year, according to information released Wednesday by Louisiana’s Department of Education.

Research Article Caring For The Vulnerable Health Affairs Vol No.5 Consumer-Directed Health Care And The DisadvantagedCited by: Health Care Delivery INTRODUCTION The United States has a unique system of health care delivery.

For thep. 54), but the term will nevertheless be used throughout this book. Organizations and individuals involved in health care range from edu- live in geographically or economically disadvantaged communities and receive care from File Size: 1MB.

This chapter asserts that inequality in the conditions under which people live and work translates into inequalities in health, and that this inequality is unjust. It discusses that socioeconomic disadvantage is more than low income and describes the impact of social injustice on the socioeconomically disadvantaged.

Lifestyle does provide a partial explanation for the social. One of the most important public policy issues in the United States is how to improve the life prospects of disadvantaged youth who, in their formative years, face low-quality school systems, poor access to health care, and high-crime environments.

The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth includes a broad range of research examining various aspects of disadvantage, and ways of. revamp the health care system, including payment policies, to ensure that health care professionals help prevent illness and disease.

Expand educational opportunities: Participants pointed to the need for increased opportunities for early, secondary, and postsecondary education to support the long-term success of disadvantaged Size: 1MB. health professionals, (6) high.

priority to. health care of the disadvantaged, (7) implementation of a inapt- program in the area of. accident prevention and emergency care, (8) _stress by-the federal government arid health insurance organizations to introduce payment formulas which would reward.

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