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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Race and age disparities in receipt of sentinel lymph node biopsy for early-stage breast cancer.

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

An evidence synthesis of qualitative and quantitative research on component intervention techniques, effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, equity and acceptability of different versions of health-related lifestyle advisor role in improving health.

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16 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Considering organizational factors in addressing health care disparities: two case examples.

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16 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Community-based organizational capacity building as a strategy to reduce racial health disparities.

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16 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Thirty-Day Readmission Rates for Medicare Beneficiaries by Race and Site of Care

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12 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

The Myth of Meritocracy and African American Health

Commentary from two professors formerly with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. In their essay, the authors discuss how the meritocratic ideology of the American Dream may actually act as a negative health determinant for African Americans.

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12 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Population-Based Study of Sexual Orientation Identity and Gender Differences in Adult Health

A study based on Massachusetts data which discusses disparities in sexual orientation. Researchers found disparities in chronic disease risk, victimization, access to health care, mental health and smoking.

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12 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

American Indian/Alaska Native Uninsurance Disparities: A Comparison of 3 Surveys

A study which examined whether 3 nationally representative data sources produce consistent estimates of disparities and rates of uninsurance among American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) populations. The study also showed how choice of data sources impacts study conclusions.

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01 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Relationship Between Quality of Care and Racial Disparities in Medicare Health Plans

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01 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Missouri interpretation & translation survey: a pilot study of limited English proficiency.

A pilot study was developed and sent to health care stakeholders in Missouri; sixty-two surveys from a variety of providers and health care settings were analyzed. This preliminary survey suggests that more than a third of health care providers in Missouri routinely offer interpretation services, mostly by using paid phone service. At least 20%, however, […]

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