Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America: Beyond the IOM Report / Edition 1

Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America: Beyond the IOM Report / Edition 1

by Richard Allen Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1934115428

ISBN-13: 9781934115428

Pub. Date: 08/10/2007

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

In this book, Dr. Richard Allen Williams has assembled the very best scholars on healthcare disparities to raise the public consciousness of this issue. Arranged into discrete categories, this volume contains comprehensive coverage, both historical and current, of the healthcare disparity crisis currently plaguing our country in hopes of leading us all to a

Overview

In this book, Dr. Richard Allen Williams has assembled the very best scholars on healthcare disparities to raise the public consciousness of this issue. Arranged into discrete categories, this volume contains comprehensive coverage, both historical and current, of the healthcare disparity crisis currently plaguing our country in hopes of leading us all to a brighter future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934115428
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
08/10/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

Introduction The Honorable Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

Foreward Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D.

Acknowledgements Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

Underlying Causes of Healthcare Disparities

1. Historical Perspectives on Healthcare Disparities: Is the Past Prologue?

Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

2. Epidemiology of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare

George A. Mensah, M.D. , FACP, FACC

Maleeka Glover, ScD, MPH

3. Cultural Diversity in Medicine and in Healthcare Delivery

Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

Current Problems

4. Healthcare and the Politics of Race

M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D.

5. Barriers to Eliminating Disparities in Clinical Practice: Lessons From the IOM Report

Joseph R. Betancourt, M.D., M.P.H.

Angela Maina, B.S.

6. Second-Class Medicine: Implications of Evidence-Based Medicine for Improving Minority Access to the Correct Pharmaceutical Therapy

Randall W. Maxey, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

John Sankofa

7. The Diversity Benefit: How Does Diversity Among Health Professionals Address Public Needs?

Brian D. Smedley, Ph. D.

Approaches to Correcting the Problems

8. The Role of Health Plans in Eliminating Disparities

John W. Rowe, M.D.

Laura Donna, M.B.A.

9. Eliminating Healthcare Disparities Through Quality Improvement

Kevin Fiscella, M.D., M.P.H.

10. Eliminating Racial Discrimination in Healthcare: A Call for State Healthcare Anti-Discrimination Law

Vernellia R. Randall, M.S.N., J.D.

11. Quality of Care and Health Disparities: The Evolving Role of Government

Garth N. Graham, M.D., M.P.H.

12. The Role of Communities in Eliminating Disparities in Healthcare: Getting Down to the Grass Roots

JudyAnn Bigby, M.D.

13. The Potential Impact of Performance Incentive Programs on Racial Disparities in Healthcare

Alyna Chien, M.D., M.S.

Examples of What Works

14. Monitoring Socioeconomic Determinants for Healthcare Disparities : Tools From the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project

Nancy Krieger, Ph.D.

15. The Association of Black Cardiologists: A Small-Group Success Story

Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

16. Breathe Easy In Seattle: Addressing Asthma Disparities Through Healthier Housing

James Krieger, M.D., M.P.H.

Tim K. Takaro, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.

Janice Rabkin, M.P.H., Ph. D.

17. Access Health Solutions: A Minority Physician Network Model That Works

Kathy B. Jackson, Ph. D.

18. Carolinas Association for Community Health Equity-CACHE: A Role Model for Community Health Organizations

Yele Aluko, M.D.

Concluding Recommendations

19. Principles for Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare

John Z. Ayanian, M.D., M.P.P.

Richard Allen Williams, M.D.

Index

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