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Information and ethnic minority health care

Denise Miles

Information and ethnic minority health care

a review of sources of information and ideas for the development of the Ethnic Health File at the Clinical Sciences Library, Leicester Royal Infirmary

by Denise Miles

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Thesis(M.Sc.) - Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology.

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Information and ethnic minority health care by Denise Miles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Created as a reference guide to encompass various minority health issues for the four major US ethnic minority groups (Native AmericansAlaska Natives, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, and AsianPacific Islander Americans) in one by: 1.

STORIES OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN HEALTH CARE PRACTICE. Racial discrimination occurs on Information and ethnic minority health care book levels, in a variety of contexts, intertwined with income, education level, and other sociodemographic can be subtle or disturbingly overt.

During the eight focus groups, participants were asked to talk about their own personal experiences with racism in health by: 1. Minority Health Determines the Health of the Nation The United States has become increasingly diverse in the last century.

According to the U. Census, approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group. The COVID pandemic has brought social and racial injustice and inequity to the forefront of public health.

It has highlighted that health equity is still not a reality as COVID has unequally affected many racial and ethnic minority groups, putting them more at risk of getting sick and dying from COVID [1]Estimated Reading Time: 8 mins.

The book focuses on the needs of four major ethnic groups: AsianPacific Islander, HispanicLatino, African American, and Native American. Key Features: Provides current, comprehensive information about minority aging through a multidisciplinary lens. Integrates information from scholars in gerontology, anthropology, psychology, public health.

Disparities in Access to Health Care offers a picture of the challenges minority Americans face in receiving needed health care. This chapter includes information on access to primary care, as well as more specialized services.

Disparities in Health Insurance Coverageprovides a snapshot of why insurance coverage varies by race and ethnicity. Office of Minority Health Resource Center Toll Free: Fax: Email: info Stay Connected. Senior Advisor for Minority Health Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Gaither Road Rockville, MD E-mail: C Disparities in Health Care Quality among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups: Selected Findings from the AHRQ NHQR and NHDR.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, Size: KB.   The Office of Minority Health provides the most current quantitative information related to minority health. This includes sourcing and maintaining a body of expert knowledge on minority health status initiatives, and demographic statistics and analyses on minority populations, compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics, the Census Bureau, private foundations, clinical practitioners.

Sex, Race, and Ethnic Diversity of U. Health Occupations () 2 access to care for patient belonging to minority populations. 2,3,4 30 occupations. However, the representation of racial and ethnic minority groups varies by occupational Categories. The racial and ethnic diversity in each health occupation group is.

Just Medicine: A cure for racial inequality in American health care addresses a long-standing socio-politico issue in this country: disparate health care access, treatment, and outcomes among communities of color.

The author, Dayna Bowen Matthew, focuses on what she refers to as, the single most important determinant of health disparities. Cultural Competence Standards in Managed Mental Health Services: Four UnderservedUnderrepresented RacialEthnic Groups (Center for Mental Health Services ; )-This book discusses guiding principles for cultural competence in the context of treatment for African-Americans, Asians and Pacific Islanders.

xiv CONTENTS A Brief History of Legally Segregated Healthcare Facilities and Contemporay De Facto Segregation, The Settings in Which Racial and Ethnic Minorities Receive Healthcare, The Healthcare Professions Workforce in Minority and Medically Underserved Communities, The Participation of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Health Professions Education, Summary, 3 ASSESSING POTENTIAL SOURCES OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC.

Byit is estimated that 50 of the US population will consist of minorities and unfortunately, todays model of healthcare has been noted to have persistent racial and ethnic discrepancies. 1 Diverse populations require personalized approaches to meet their healthcare needs. Minorities have been shown to have decreased access to preventive care and treatment for chronic.

Information and ethnic minority health care book The Elimination of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Would Save the U. Health Care System Billions of Dollars Annually. A study estimates that the economic costs of health disparities due to race for African Americans, Asian Americans, and Latinos from thru was a little over billion.

[4]. This report illustrates how socioeconomic and health care differences among Nebraskas racial and ethnic minority groups still exist. It is formatted to provide a user-friendly summary of data, including highlights of selected minority health indicators and issues.

Arkansas Racial and Ethnic Health Disparity Study A Minority Health Update Differences in Health Care Information Delivery Methods. to often use the internet for T health information. Q60a he Black Rural group is significantly more likely to often use books and printed T materials for health information.

Q60b. Minority Health in America addresses an important health services research and health policy issue regarding health care access variations for ethnic and racial minorities in the United States, the factors that account for these variations, and their likely health and policy consequences.

There is no other source at present that assembles. Access to primary care health services is generally equitable for ethnic minority groups, but this is less consistently so across other health services.

However, people from ethnic minority groups are more likely to report being in poorer health and to report poorer experiences of using health services than their white counterparts. In Unequal Treatment, a panel of experts documents this evidence and explores how persons of color experience the health care environment.

The book examines how disparities in treatment may arise in health care systems and looks at aspects of the clinical encounter that may contribute to. Fast Facts.

Racial and ethnic minority veterans made up about 22 of the total veteran population of million inaccording to VA. Mirroring trends seen across the United States, VA has identified worse health care outcomes for some diseases among racial and ethnic minority veterans. For example, VA reported lower survival rates for African American veterans with cancer and cardiovascular-related illnesses than for other minority.

North Carolina Health Equity Report Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities in North Carolina 3. and health care, education, and social and community context. Within those areas, access to healthy foods, primary and other quality health care, and environmental conditions have a significant impact on disease development and prevention.

For.   Health coverage. Inpercent of Hispanics were uninsured compared with percent of non-Hispanic whites. percent of Hispanics had health care coverage in compared with If you are from a Black Asian or Minority Ethnic background, you may face specific issues relating to your mental health.

This page gives information on your options for support and treatment and to help resolve any specific issues. This section is for people of colour who experience mental health issues and. information about the books published by the National Academies Press, please contact our customer service department toll-free at Racial and ethnic disparities in health care are known to reflect access to care and other issues that arise from differing socioeconomic conditions.

There is, however, increasing. Compared with white patients, members of racial and ethnic minorities are less likely to receive preventative health services and often receive lower-quality care.

2 Even after considering income, neighborhood, and health insurance factors typically used to explain racial disparities black patients still had poorer health outcomes than white patients. 3 To combat health disparities, experts say that. INTRODUCTION. Racialethnic disparities in health and health care recently have received considerable attention.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has issued an annual national health care disparities report since 1,2 Reduction and elimination of disparities is one of the major goals of Healthy People3 part of the strategic plan of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

WASHINGTON -- Racial and ethnic minorities tend to receive lower-quality health care than whites do, even when insurance status, income, age, and severity of conditions are comparable, says a new report from the National Academies' Institute of Medicine.

The committee that wrote the report also emphasized that differences in treating heart disease, cancer, and HIV infection partly contribute. Dr. Josepha Campinha-Bacotes Web site provides a wide range of information on many aspects of transcultural health care and cultural competence, including ethnic pharmacology.

Scroll down to ResourcesLinks and click on Ethnic Ethno Pharmacology to find an extensive list of articles, books, Web links and other resources. Racial and ethnic minorities represent more than 25 of the total U.

population, but only 10 of the nations healthcare providers. 5 While healthcare systems are keenly aware that diversifying staff and leadership positions is critical, experts also point to a need to educate all providers to recognize why cultural differences matter.

Culturally-competent, patient-centered care focuses on. John Dean helped compile a multilingual guide for ethnic minority patients in public hospitals more than a decade ago. ethnic minorities who face barriers to health care. Health care system discrimination, higher uninsured rates, higher rates of employment in essential work settings with minimal or no paid sick days, and increased likelihood of reliance on public transit and crowded housing situations increase COVID exposure to racial and ethnic minority groups that experience lower educational and income levels.

NAM found that racial and ethnic minorities receive lower-quality health care than white people-even when insurance status, income, age, and severity of conditions are comparable.

By lower-quality health care, NAM meant the concrete, inferior care that physicians give their black patients. racial and ethnic data, based on the enormous health disparity amplifying phenomenon and double burden of disability on racial and ethnic minority status to improve the health of all people of color Background.

The inclusion of disability as a personal identifier in the evaluation of population health benefits many. D isability. The challenges seen in ensuring adequate access to bereavement care resonates with findings from both the recent ethnic minority mapping report and a previous literature and evidence review focused on racial disparities for mental health services.

The latter report found those from black and minority ethnic communities were less likely to Cited by: 1. The surgeon generals report on mental health noted that the needs of minority racialethnic groups remain largely unmet. 11 Among minority persons who have received mental health treatment, premature termination has been especially problematic.

3, 11, 12 Several factors appear to explain the observed disparities, including lack of insurance coverage, a tendency to attribute mental health. Black and minority ethnic groups interviewed for my forthcoming book did not perceive themselves as hard to reach and wanted more information and transparency on vaccine trials from the Department of Health before making decisions about whether to take the vaccine.

African-Caribbean interviewees recounted experiences of discrimination, a lack. Inthe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation created Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change, a program to identify, evaluate, and disseminate interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in the care and outcomes of patients with.

Also needed is the collection of better health statistics through accurate racial and ethnic identification in surveys and vital records and abandonment of labels such as "others" and "nonwhites.

" Lastly, there should also be a sincere effort to increase participation by minority women in all aspects of health care. A recent IOM report on unequal treatment experienced by ethnic and racial minorities in health care suggested that an important step in monitoring the nations progress in eliminating racial and ethnic disparities is data collection and reporting of health care information by patient race and ethnicity.

The report asserts that "such efforts. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Report of the Secretary’s Task Force on Black and Minority Health (Heckler Report) was the key federal report that first called widespread attention to major racial and ethnic differences in the health of Americans.

12 This report spurred efforts by the research community to document and.The institutional racism in health care results in reduced care for minorities. It's found in all fields of medicine. But research highlights these areas: Pain management.

Doctors tend not to.Health disparities research is a multidisciplinary and translational research field that addresses significant health differences in disease incidence and prevalence, and morbidity, mortality, or survival rates, as observed in population groups, including racial and ethnic minority groups, rural populations, and groups who experience social and.