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Added: December 31, 1969 at 05:00 pm | |
Added: December 31, 1969 at 05:00 pm | |
A working congress of experts developed a framework for a national communication and technology agenda to provide health care to underserved populations. This white paper looks at general recommendations.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:46 am | Link | UnderservedHealth disparitiesDigital gapeHealth and technology
This paper looks at variations in reported measures that limit current knowledge of health care quality for American Indians. The Indian Health Service is enhancing its information systems to improve the measurement of health care quality and to standardi
Added: March 02, 2010 at 08:49 am | Link | American Indians/Native AmericansHITHealth disparities
Eight NCQA 2008 award winners describe projects in which they improved race/ethnicity data, increased language access, and engaged the community—all critical dimensions of quality improvement.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 01:46 pm | Adobe PDF | Health disparitiesAfrican-AmericansFieldwork modelsHispanics
The authors provide an overview of the role that the Internet, and access to the Internet, may play in the genesis of health disparities, and the need for information technology to redress health disparities.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 01:49 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyHealth disparitiesInternet usage
The article looks at the strong barriers that prevent the financing of clinical information systems (CIS) in health care delivery system organizations located in market segments serving disadvantaged patients. Policy interventions that could help lower ba
Added: March 03, 2010 at 01:11 pm | Link | UnderservedHealth disparitieseHealth and technology
Added: December 31, 1969 at 05:00 pm | |
The article contends that health IT may be an integral part of broader solutions to address disparities in the health and well being of underserved Americans.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:43 am | Adobe PDF | Health disparitiesUnderservedHIT
This report is a profile of health disparities in Georgia and is intended as a tool to address policy issues that could improve health for the state’s minority populations.
Added: March 05, 2010 at 08:53 am | Link | Health disparitiesUnderserved
For the 10th year in a row, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has produced the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and the National Healthcare Disparities Report (NHDR). These reports measure trends in effectiveness of care, pati
Added: May 26, 2013 at 11:32 am | Adobe PDF | Health disparities
By 2050, nearly one in two Americans will be persons of color. Currently, minority populations suffer from higher levels of chronic disease, have shorter life spans, and generally poorer health compared to the rest of the U.S. population.
Added: April 08, 2011 at 05:38 am | Adobe PDF | AHRQHealth disparities
To characterize access to, interest in, andrnattitudes toward internet-based communication in an ethnically, economically, and linguistically diverse group of patients from a large urban safety net clinic network.
Added: August 21, 2013 at 10:24 am | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyHealth disparitiesInternet usageElectronic health records
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