What I realized I was seeing were disparities in care, in part because they were minorities, in part because they were relatively poor. ... So I went into medicine to try to make a difference in the care of minorities and disadvantaged patients, and to
VM bonuses and penalties had no effect on the quality or efficiency of care delivered. ... All told, evidence that P4P improves care is scant.”. “Worse, the authors found that the VM likely has exacerbated existing disparities in care.
No one favors disparities in care and health, but what do you do about them? ... the health care community something to work on, instead of just more bad news to bemoan.
Headphones can temporarily deactivate a defibrillator.”. Several studies looked at disparities in care. ... Another study offered a speck of hope in the usual dismal news about racial disparities.
Q: Why do disparities in health care access and treatment based on race and income persist in the U.S? ... Another issue contributing to the continued existence of disparities in care is that measurement of care by race, ethnicity and income is
Suarez, MD, a nephrologist and intensivist at Emory Health Care System in Atlanta. ... In the meantime, helping patients access dialysis and subspecialty care is a struggle, he said.
Many Americans have poorer health because of social determinants or because of discrimination and disparities in care. ... ACP's vision calls on the U.S. to gain a better understanding of social determinants, to implement policies to overcome them, and
Health care in the United States has become one of most hotly debated issues in the race for the 2020 presidential election. ... Health care in the U.S. is increasingly unaffordable, even for those with insurance.
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