The Resource Eliminating healthcare disparities in America : beyond the IOM report, edited by Richard Allen Williams

Eliminating healthcare disparities in America : beyond the IOM report, edited by Richard Allen Williams

Label
Eliminating healthcare disparities in America : beyond the IOM report
Title
Eliminating healthcare disparities in America
Title remainder
beyond the IOM report
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Allen Williams
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
362.1089
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
RA563.M56
LC item number
E45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Eliminating healthcare disparities in America : beyond the IOM report, edited by Richard Allen Williams
Publication
Note
The "IOM Report" referred to in the title is Unequal treatment : confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care / Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y. Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, editors ; Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
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 ... [et al.] -- 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
Control code
000042625166
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 398 p.
Isbn
9781934115428
Lccn
2007925520
Other physical details
ill., charts
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.b23113686
System control number
ebk1934115428

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