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Challenges and successes in reducing health disparities

Challenges and successes in reducing health disparities

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health services accessibility -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Health care reform -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Minorities -- Medical care -- United States -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJennifer A. Cohen, rapporteur ; Roundtable on Health Disparities, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
    GenreCongresses
    ContributionsCohen, Jennifer A., 1964-, Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Health Disparities., National Academies Press (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA395.A3 C4716 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23201335M
    ISBN 100309116902
    ISBN 109780309116909
    LC Control Number2008300406

    INTRODUCTION Despite successes in improving the health of individuals in organizations through workplace health promotion programs1 clinical treatments,2,3 and even in nationwide reductions in tobacco use,4 life expectancy in the United States declined slightly in Equally important, spending on medical care has reached a level that is not sustainable for individuals, employers, state. Services for the design and layout of this book. social determinants of health in order to promote health and achieve health equity. Most health disparities affect groups marginalized because of socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, disability status.

    reducing health disparities 1 Executive Summary This paper develops, based on Canadian experiences, a picture of what organizational form would be effective for the health sector to do its part in reducing health disparities. The purpose is to inform discussion and analysis of how to organize Ontario’s health-care system to increase the potential.   Throughout , we will highlight success stories from the national centers, institutes, and offices at CDC that capture how they have improved minority health and reduced health disparities. We will challenge our colleagues to become public health .

    This article describes the community-based framework and argues that multisite, community-tailored health promotion programs are a promising approach to reducing health disparities in minority populations. Evaluating Mobilization Strategies With Neighborhood and Faith Organizations to Reduce Risk for Health Disparities (REACH: Kansas City. effort to increase health equity and reduce health disparities is eliminating health literacy barriers. The challenge of aligning health care system demands and complexities with individual skills and abilities across the spectrum of public health and clinical delivery will be difficult, but critical in the effort to achieve health Size: KB.


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The Roundtable’s first workshop, Challenges and Successes in Reducing Health Disparities, was held in St. Louis, Missouri, on Jand examined (1) the importance of differences in life expectancy within the United States, (2) the reasons for those differences, and (3) the implications of this information for programs and policy makers.

The Roundtable's first workshop, Challenges and Successes in Reducing Health Disparities, was held in St. Louis, Missouri, on Jand examined (1) the importance of differences in life expectancy within the United States, (2) the reasons for those differences, and (3) the implications of this information for programs and policy makers.

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Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. In earlythe Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies convened the Roundtable on Health Disparities to increase the visibility of racial and ethnic health disparities as a national problem, further the development of programs and strategies to reduce disparities, foster the emergence of leadership on this issue, and track promising activities and developments in minority care that could lead to dramatically reducing or eliminating disparities.

The Roundtable on Health. Cohen, Jennifer A. Roundtable on Health Disparities () Challenges and Successes in Reducing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary. The National Academies Press, Washington, by: In earlythe Institute of Medicine of the National Academies convened the Roundtable on Health Disparities to increase the visibility of racial and ethnic health disparities as a national problem, further the development of programs and strategies to reduce disparities, foster the emergence of leadership on this issue, and track promising activities and developments in health care that could lead to dramatically reducing or eliminating disparities.

The Roundtable on Health Disparities workshop set out to examine racial, ethnic, and geographic differentials in life expectancy in the United States; clinical and community-development approaches to reducing disparities; and implications of these approaches for developing actionable strategies.

Throughout the workshop, Roundtable members and sponsors, presenters, and attendees discussed. This unique text explores health disparities in the United States and their implications from the perspective of a health care administration The book begins with a broad overview of health disparities including definitions from local, state, and federal legislation, as well as alternative definitions.5/5(2).

The book begins with a broad overview of health disparities including definitions from local, state, and federal legislation, as well as alternative definitions.

The authors examine current and past frameworks of analysis regarding the causes of disparities and provide a statistical overview of death rates and their implications for health care 5/5(2). CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES IN REDUCING HEALTH DISPARITIES tively now, health disparities could result in even more preventable deaths and disability as the racial and ethnic diversity of the country grows.

Challenges and Successes in Reducing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary by Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice Staff, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Staff and Roundtable on Health Disparities Staff (, Paperback) The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations (some color), color maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction --The impact of geography on health disparities in the United States: different perspectives --Clinical and community-development approaches to reducing disparities --Successful clinical and community-development strategies --Health.

Get this from a library. Challenges and successes in reducing health disparities: workshop summary. [Jennifer A Cohen; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Health Disparities.;] -- In earlythe Institute of Medicine convened the Roundtable on Health Disparities to increase the visibility of racial and ethnic health disparities as a national problem, to further the.

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(e-Book. Click title for access.)Author: Amanda Tarbet. DISPARITIES IN A COMMUNITY CONTEXT. Although many concepts and constructs of community abound, this paper treats communities as largely geographical or spatial units, though only as the best proxy for capturing a set of social relations and social institutions.

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A conceptual frameworkFile Size: 5MB. Participate in broad coalitions that work to address the root causes of health and educational disparities (e.g., poverty, access to health care, discrimination) Actively involve youth at high risk in advisory boards or youth councils that plan programs to address health and educational disparities.Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Health: Complexities, Ongoing Challenges, and Research Opportunities Article in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1) .