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Title Eliminating healthcare disparities in America : beyond the IOM report / edited by Richard Allen Williams
Published Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2007

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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 398 pages) : illustrations, portrait
Contents I. Underlying causes of healthcare disparities -- 1. Historical perspectives on healthcare disparities : is the past prologue? / Richard Allen Williams -- 2. Epidemiology of racial and ethnic disparities in health and healthcare / George A. Mensah and Maleeka J. Glover -- 3. Cultural diversity in medicine and in healthcare delivery / Richard Allen Williams -- II. Current problems -- 4. Healthcare and the politics of race / M. Gregg Bloche -- 5. Barriers to eliminating disparities in clinical practice: lessons from the IOM report "Unequal Treatment" / Joseph R. Betancourt and Angela Maina -- 6. Second-class medicine: implications of evidence-based medicine for improving minority access to the correct pharmaceutical therapy / Randall W. Maxey and Richard Allen Williams -- 7. The diversity benefit: how does diversity among health professionals address public needs? / Brian D. Smedley -- III. Approaches to correcting the problems -- 8. Eliminating disparities in healthcare through quality improvement / Kevin Fiscella -- 9. Eliminating racial discrimination in healthcare: a call for state healthcare anti-discrimination law / Vernellia R. Randall -- 10. Quality of care and health disparities: the evolving role of government / Garth N. Graham -- 11. The role of communities in eliminating healthcare disparities: getting down to the grass roots / JudyAnn Bigby -- 12. The potential impact of performance incentive programs on racial disparities in healthcare / Alyna T. Chien -- IV. Examples of what works -- 13. Monitoring socioeconomic determinants for healthcare disparities: tools from the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project / Nancy Krieger ... [et a.] -- 14. The Association of Black Cardiologists: a small-group success story / Richard Allen Williams -- 15. Breathe easy in Seattle: addressing asthma disparities through healthier housing / James W. Krieger [and others] -- 16. Access Health Solutions: a minority physician network model that works / Kathy B. Jackson -- 17. Carolinas Association for Community Health Equity-CACHE: a community coalition to address health disparities in racial and ethnic minorities in Mecklenburg County North Carolina / Yele Aluko -- V. Concluding recommendations -- 18. Principles for eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare / John Z. Ayanian and Richard Allen Williams
Summary In this book, Dr. Richard Allen Williams has assembled the very best scholars on healthcare disparities to raise the public consciousness of this issue. 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
Analysis geneeskunde
medicine
volksgezondheid
public health
kwaliteit van het leven
quality of life
bioethics
cardiologie
cardiology
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Institute of Medicine (U.S.) .
Discrimination in medical care.
Health services accessibility.
Minorities -- Medical care.
Race discrimination.
Racism -- Cross-cultural studies
Social medicine.
Health Services Accessibility
Social Medicine
racial discrimination.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Health Care Issues.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Health Care Delivery.
Health care reform -- United States.
Health Policy -- United States.
Health Status Disparities -- United States.
Quality of Health Care -- United States.
Socioeconomic Factors -- United States.
Discrimination in medical care.
Health services accessibility.
Minorities -- Medical care.
Race discrimination.
Racism -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social medicine.
Healthcare Disparities -- United States.
Discrimination in medical care
Health services accessibility
Minorities -- Medical care
Race discrimination
Racism
Social medicine
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, Richard Allen, 1936-
ISBN 9781597454858
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