HEAA will reduce racial and ethnic health disparities
in the health care system by funding efforts to improve language-access services and culturally appropriate care, reducing barriers to health care coverage and access, and improving women's reproductive and maternal health outcomes.
Our Research on Racial Disparities
in Charging and Sentencing:
This focus on the fairness of some disparities
and the unfairness of others strikes me as wrongheaded.
The December election was conducted with the same zoning of electoral districts as in the 2009 contest although the law enacted in November to reduce vote weight disparities
requires that the number of lower house single-seat constituencies be cut to 295 from 300.
Since then, other studies have emerged documenting disparities
in children's mental health care, finding black-white disparities
in psychotropic drug use nationwide (Chen and Chang 2002) and in the Medicaid population (Zito et al.
The need and drive to eliminate health disparities
continue to be major priorities in public health and health care.
The agenda was created by a partnership with the Florida Department of Health's Office of Minority Health, the Florida Center for Universal Research to Eradicate Disease and the Biomedical Research Advisory Council in coordination with 31 of the state's top health disparities
Health scholars often emphasize between-groups disparities
in health, but here we found that within-group disparities
often far exceed the between-groups disparities
, and the changes in total health disparities
in the last two decades are mainly driven by the changes in the within group disparities
This made it difficult to guage DHBs' progress in reducing health disparities
Equity is a principle fundamental to quality health care, yet racial and ethnic disparities
not only exist--they are associated with worse patient outcomes.
In this paper the researcher explored the socioeconomic factors that influence disparities
The National Institutes of Health announces the transition of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
(NCMHD) to the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities