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Study of issues affecting health care for indigent Appalachians

Katherine Swartz

Study of issues affecting health care for indigent Appalachians

final report submitted to the Appalachian Regional Commission, June 1, 1989

by Katherine Swartz

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Published by Urban Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- Appalachian Region.,
    • Poor -- Medical care -- Appalachian Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKatharine [i.e. Katherine] Swartz, John Holahan.
      ContributionsHolahan, John., Swartz, Katherine., Holahan, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.5.P6 S93 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1816329M
      LC Control Number89622969
      OCLC/WorldCa21001078

      There were no Portuguese-speaking mental health care providers. And the few Portuguese-speaking doctors there had very heavy patient loads and did not address mental health during their short consultations. In some immigrant communities, mental health concerns are actively ignored and people are discouraged from seeking help. Objective:To study the nature and extent of barriers to access to medical care in a single county and to define the nature of the illnesses in a population affected by those barriers. Design:Descriptive study of consecutive patients not able to obtain medical care because of financial or other barriers. Financial barriers and medical diagnoses were categorized and the severity of illness and.

      (Charlie, L. ). Most of the studies conducted related to the effect of the aliens on medical care have been restricted to what is visible. However, the silent consequences are more lethal than what is easily evidenced by the citizens. The impact of these individuals on the field of healthcare must be faced and analyzed and a solution designed.  : Shots - Health News A growing body of research suggests that doctors' racial biases and other prejudices continue to affect the care patients received. Medical educators say self-awareness is .

        5) Gobble CD, Smith MJ. The value of story theory in providing culturally sensitive advanced practice nursing in rural Appalachia. Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care. ; 9(1) 6) Barish R, Snyder AE. Use of complementary and alternative healthcare practices among persons served by a remote area medical clinic. The average amount paid for an abortion at 10 weeks’ gestation was $ in – 10 The University of California, San Francisco Turnaway Study—a five-year longitudinal study of roughly 1, women seeking abortion care at 30 facilities across the United States—found that for more than half of women who received an abortion, their.


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To the extent that homeless people have been able to obtain needed health care services, they have relied on emergency rooms, clinics, hospitals, and other facilities that serve the poor. Indigent people (with or without a home) experience many obstacles in obtaining health Study of issues affecting health care for indigent Appalachians book.

For homeless people there are additional barriers. Recognition of the special health care needs of homeless people.

Background. Ensuring access to primary health care is widely accepted as key to improving health outcomes [].In the case of Indigenous populations living with high rates of chronic disease, access to these services is even more crucial [].Even in developed countries such as Australia, the number of Indigenous peoples dying from cardiovascular disease is times that of their non Cited by: The Appalachian region has a population with many social and health disparities contributing to the high rates of diabetes and obesity.

High rates of poverty, low education, high unemployment, an aging population, and limited access to health care characterize many of the regions of Appalachia in general and West Virginia in by: Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved (JHCPU) is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on contemporary health care issues of medically underserved addresses such diverse areas as health care access, quality, costs, legislation, regulations, health promotion, and disease prevention in relation to underserved populations in North and Central America, the Caribbean, and.

Appalachians have been characterized as a population with numerous disparities in health and limited access to medical services and infrastructures, leading to inaccurate generalizations that inhibit their healthcare progress.

Appalachians face significant challenges in obtaining effective care, and the public lacks information about both their healthcare needs and about the resources. There is also a significant difference with the health care treatment that affluent people receive versus the less affluent.

Rapid urbanisation health issues. Increased urbanisation across many developed nations has also created a range of health challenges for governments in the planning of healthy and sustainable communities.

“If a patient can’t get to see their health-care team, then it’s a domino effect,” said Samina Syed, the lead author of the study and an endocrinologist in Madison, Wisconsin.

Health Disparities in Appalachia. Facts about health in the mountains of Appalachia have been slow to emerge. The formation of the Appalachian Regional Commission in the s led to increased efforts to combat known precursors to poor health (e.g., low income, limited education, geographic isolation) ().From New York's southern counties to the foothills of Mississippi, mountain.

An analysis of disparities in health status and access to health care in the Appalachian region. Washington DC: Appalachian Regional Commission; Haynes EN, Heckel P, Ryan P, Roda S, Leung YK, Sebastian K, et al. Environmental manganese exposure in residents living near a ferromanganese refinery in southeast Ohio: a pilot study.

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to o lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed. Appalachian Diabetes Control and Translation.

Many of the 25 million people in Appalachia face serious and unique health challenges influenced by their socioeconomic status, rural location, and culture.

The Appalachian Region includes counties in 13 states that follows the spine of the Appalachian Mountains. health care costs Seventy-five percent of U.S. health care spending goes to treat people who have chronic diseases.

In Medicaid, too, beneficiaries who have complex needs significantly influence health care costs and account for an even larger portion of spending The economic effects of chronic disease extend beyond the cost of health care. Although primary care should be the cornerstone of medical practice, inappropriate use of urgent care for non-urgent patients is a growing problem that has significant economic and healthcare consequences.

The characteristics of patients who choose the urgent care setting, as well as the reasoning behind their decisions, is not well established. The purpose of this study was to determine.

Other studies have documented spillover effects of high community uninsurance rates on the health care resources and quality available to insured residents (Pagan and Pauly ) and a recent study documents the impact of the size of the uninsured population on hospital finances estimating that each additional uninsured person costs local.

The health-care system is already highly government controlled. This explains why prices are so high. If we allowed a true market solution (not only for hospitals, but also for health insurance, and doctors) the prices would fall and health care would be much more widely available.

A new study suggests racism against aboriginal people in the health-care system is 'pervasive' in Canada and a major factor in substandard health among native people. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: Berry St., SuiteSan Francisco, CA | Phone Washington Offices and.

The Congressional Budget Office analyzed the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of in March The CBO report covered both laws that enacted the ACA. It examined the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law ) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (Public Law ).

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) reports on Appalachian statistics such as poverty, income, and employment. According to their Poverty Rate report, poverty rates across the US was % compared to % in the combined Appalachian regions of Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

However, state and federal authorities suffered a series of setbacks in the late s. 10 Underlying issues in antitrust laws in health care are hospital-hospital relations, hospital-physician relations, and hospital-payer relations.

An unanswered question in each of these areas is how government regulation and public purchasing affect. This study examined if there were differences in health, access to care and care utilization between Ohio's Appalachian children living in counties that border the Ohio River and those living in.

Poor mental health has large social and economic consequences both for the individual and society. In Sweden, the prevalence of mental health symptoms has increased since the beginning of the s.

There is a need for a better understanding of the area for planning preventive activities and health care. The study is based on a postal survey questionnaire sent to a random sample of men .Medicaid won’t pay for your medical care while you’re in prison or jail.

But if you enroll in Medicaid while you’re incarcerated you may be able to get needed care more quickly after you’re released. There are 3 ways to apply for Medicaid: Online, at either or your state’s Marketplace website.