Search results for "Disparities in care"

Results 1 - 8 of about 8 for "Disparities in care".

Treating HIV, teaching trainees motivate this internist

What I realized I was seeing were disparities in care, in part because they were minorities, in part because they were relatively poor. ... So I went into medicine to try to make a difference in the care of minorities and disadvantaged patients, and to
October 2011

May physician targeted performance payment finally receive its death knell

VM bonuses and penalties had no effect on the quality or efficiency of care delivered. ... All told, evidence that P4P improves care is scant.”. “Worse, the authors found that the VM likely has exacerbated existing disparities in care.
February 2021

A disparity you can do something about

No one favors disparities in care and health, but what do you do about them? ... the health care community something to work on, instead of just more bad news to bemoan.
February 2021

Heart failure, statins take center stage at AHA conference

Headphones can temporarily deactivate a defibrillator.”. Several studies looked at disparities in care. ... Another study offered a speck of hope in the usual dismal news about racial disparities.
February 2009

Improving access key to reform, says Commonwealth Fund VP

Q: Why do disparities in health care access and treatment based on race and income persist in the U.S? ... Another issue contributing to the continued existence of disparities in care is that measurement of care by race, ethnicity and income is
May 2008

Getting dialysis for undocumented patients

Suarez, MD, a nephrologist and intensivist at Emory Health Care System in Atlanta. ... In the meantime, helping patients access dialysis and subspecialty care is a struggle, he said.
February 2021

ACP's plan to overcome obstacles to good health care

Many Americans have poorer health because of social determinants or because of discrimination and disparities in care. ... ACP's vision calls on the U.S. to gain a better understanding of social determinants, to implement policies to overcome them, and
March 2020

Should American health care be tweaked, or overhauled?

Health care in the United States has become one of most hotly debated issues in the race for the 2020 presidential election. ... Health care in the U.S. is increasingly unaffordable, even for those with insurance.
January 2020

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