15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

All Missourians should have the opportunity to make choices that allow them to live a long, healthy life, regardless of income, education, ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ability, and any other aspect of a person’s identity. Health starts in our communities — where we live, learn, work, […]

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22 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Promoting Inclusion in LGBT Health

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative, Center for Health Policy and the  University of Missouri School of Medicine are pleased to organize the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)  health educational session on Friday, April 25, 2014. Promoting Inclusion in LGBT Health “Are You Married?” 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014 Bryant Auditorium, M105 […]

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09 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

HHS Releases Standards for Consistent Demographic Measures

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the final standards for data collection on race, ethnicity, sex, primary language and disability status on October 31, 2011. According to the Office of Minority Health’s website, the standards will ” apply to population health surveys sponsored by HHS, where respondents either self-report information or a […]

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29 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Looking at Health Equity in Missouri

A new project summary from the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) has been released, highlighting the findings from MOHEC’s 2010 research. Please see the summary at the following link: Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) 2010

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16 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Auditing Access to Specialty Care for Children with Public Insurance

The authors find great disparities in access to health care services between children with private medical insurance and children on Medicaid and/or CHIP. The study looks at various specialty clinics and found that specialty providers are less likely to see and treat children with Medicaid that children on private insurance. Please see the study at […]

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29 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review

Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes, Update Full Title: Health Literacy Interventions and Outcomes: An Updated Systematic Review March 2011 View or download Report Structured Abstract Objectives: To update a 2004 systematic review of health care service use and health outcomes related to differences in health literacy level and interventions designed to improve these outcomes for […]

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Culturally Appropriate Storytelling to Improve Blood Pressure, A Randomized Trial

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Racial disparities in health-related quality of life in a cohort of very-low-birth-weight 2- and 3-year-olds with and without asthma.

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Patterns of Caregiving Among Patients Hospitalized With Cardiovascular Disease.

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Disparities in opioid prescribing for patients with psychiatric diagnoses presenting with pain to the emergency department.

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