27 June 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

The Center for Health Policy at the University of Missouri is working with the Missouri Hospital Association and Missouri Primary Care Association to get a better understanding of how we are collecting patient information around race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation and gender identity. The goal is to eliminate health disparities and create inclusive health care […]

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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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16 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

From the Healthy Lives, Healthy Communities Conference, panelists Sarah Gehlert, PhD and Katherine Mathews, MD, MPH, MBA.

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13 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010: Advancing Health Equity for Racially and Ethnically Diverse Populations

This report published by the Joint Center for Political and Economical Studies is a comprehensive review of general and specific ACA provisions with the potential to significantly improve health and health care for millions of diverse populations and their communities. Authors: Dennis P.Andrulis, Ph.D, MPH Nadia J. Siddiqui, MPH Jonathan Purtle, MSc Lisa Duchon, Ph.D., […]

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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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20 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Segregated Spaces, Risky Places: The Effects of Racial Segregation on Health Inequalities

Thomas A. LaVeist Darrell Gaskin Antonio J. Trujillo This report from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies looks at the relationship between residential segregation and health inequalities and health disparities. Please see the full report at the following link: Segragated Spaces Report Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, with support from Poverty […]

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05 July 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Public comments requested-Proposed Data Collection Standards for Race, Ethnicity, Primary Language, Sex, and Disability Status

The US Department of Health and Human Services is asking for public comment on the proposed data collection standards for race, ethnicity, primary language, sex, and disability status required by section 4302 of the Affordable Care Act.  Comments are accepted until August 1, 2011. If you are interested, please see the link below. Public Comments […]

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18 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

MOHEC and EHRs Workgroup Meeting

The Missouri Health Equity Collaborative ( MOHEC) EHR working group is  devoted to examining how we should and could be using current and emerging data to identify and target specific health disparities in Missouri.  This group will also be charged with proactively planning how to educate consumers on their right to have a copy of […]

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23 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Effect of race and socioeconomic status in the treatment of appendicitis in patients with equal health care access.

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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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