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Importance of distinguishing Hispanic subpopulations in the use of medical care
1987 by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment in [Rockville, MD] .
Written in English
|Contributions||National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment (U.S.)|
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|Pagination||p. 627-641 ;|
|Number of Pages||641|
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Importance of distinguishing Hispanic subpopulations in the use of medical care. [Rockville, MD]: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology Assessment,  (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication.
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The Importance of Distinguishing Hispanic Subpopulations in the Use of Medical Care. Schur, Claudia L.; And Others. Medical Care, v25 n7 p Jul Examines the following issues pertaining to the health care of different Hispanic subpopulations: (1) utilization of the health services; (2) insurance coverage; (3) mean annual expenses, by Cited by: The Importance of Distinguishing Hispanic Subpopulations in the Use of Medical Care CLAUDIA L.
SCHUR, PHD, AMY B. BERNSTEIN, MHSA, Importance of distinguishing Hispanic subpopulations in the use of medical care book MARC L. BERK, PHD Rather than analyzing Hispanics as a homogeneous population, this paper.
The Importance of distinguishing Hispanic subpopulations in the use of medical care. By National Center for Health Services Research and Health Care. The importance of distinguishing Hispanic subpopulations in the use of medical care. (PMID) Abstract Citations; Related Articles; Data; BioEntities; External Links ' ' Schur CL, ' ' Bernstein AB, ' ' Berk ML Medical Care [01 Jul25(7)] Type: Comparative.
QUALITY OF CARE. Research reveals systematic racial differences in the kind and quality of medical care received by Medicare beneficiaries (Escarce et al., ; McBean and Gornick, ).Inblack Medicare beneficiaries were less likely than their white counterparts to receive any of the 16 most commonly performed hospital procedures (McBean and Gornick.
This infographic provides data on the current status of health and health care for Hispanics, including measures of their health coverage, health access and use. Use of telephone interpreters is not inferior to having a bilingual health care professional However, if a patient insists on having a family member as an interpreter, this should be recorded.
Latinos comprise nearly 16 percent of the U.S. population, and this proportion is anticipated to increase to 30 percent by Latinos are a diverse ethnic group that includes many different. Hispanic health is often shaped by factors such as language/cultural barriers, lack of access to preventive care, and the lack of health insurance.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cited some of the leading causes of illness and death among Hispanics, which include heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries (accidents. • Many patients seeking medical care will have already sought help from family resources. • Family involvement in health care is common and health care providers are strongly advised to encourage such involvement and to include the family as a resource and focus of care in health planning, whether for individuals or a community.
Increased use and distribution of these models would assist greater numbesr of Hispanic students. Although there are exceptions, students from poor family backgrounds tend to do poorly in school. They usually attend schools with inferior resources, lack access to health care, and often live in families that can't advocate for them.
Although Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority population in the United States, they are underserved by the health-care system (1).
Hispanics are less likely to seek and receive health-care services, which might contribute to their poorer health status and higher rates of morbidity and mortality. A new report from the American Cancer Society highlights the wide variation in cancer risk within the US Hispanic/Latino population.
Although health data are often only available for the Hispanic population as a whole, Cancer Statistics for Hispanics/Latinos, illustrates some of these wide differences in cancer risk by comparing newly available data from Puerto Rico, with a 99% Hispanic.
The clinic serves a largely Hispanic medically underserved population; >90% of patients fall below % of the federal poverty level. The majority of patients are insured through Medicaid or the Medical Services Initiative, a federal- state- and county-funded health care program that provides medical care for Orange County's low-income citizens.
PURPOSE This study investigated the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) by Spanish-speaking Hispanics in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. METHODS We administered Spanish-language questionnaires regarding use of CAM to Spanish-speaking Hispanics seeking care at either a community-based residency practice or a rural community.
A Pew Hispanic Center study found that half of the Latinos who did not seek medical care had a high-school education, a third were American-born, and 45 percent had health suggests. UCLA is not the only medical school working to meet the health care needs of Latino/Hispanic patients.
Many schools focus on training to treat this population with respect and dignity. Some, like the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in Bronx, NY, also have programs to provide training.
Expressions of Machismo in Colorectal Cancer Screening Among New Mexico Hispanic Subpopulations Article (PDF Available) in Qualitative Health Research 22(4) December with Reads. Results show substantially greater non-Hispanic White residence in nursing homes, greater Hispanic use of professional home nursing services, but little ethnic difference in outpatient care or hospitalization.
Analyses based on the behavior model of utilization find health care use strongly associated with need factors. Hispanic Men Often Delay Medical Care: Shots - Health News Men are more likely than women to put off going to the doctor. Hispanic men can face complications of culture, language and cost that.
Role of the Health Care Provider •The basic concepts of treating patients with respect compassion and honesty are still respect, compassion, and honesty are still what are most important to patients, regardless of cultural/ethnic background regardless of cultural/ethnic background.
•It is not our place to judge, but. Further, there are additional cost savings if population health managers focus not just on the acute care settings, but create post-acute care management programs.
In the weeks to come, I will illustrate the segmentation and care of subpopulations. There are over 11 million individuals of Mexican origin in the US, representing about 25% of the US Hispanic population.[xvii] US Hispanics are the most uninsured ethnic group in the US, and within Hispanic subpopulations, Mexicans have the highest rate of uninsurance at 39%.[xviii] Over one-fourth of recent Mexican immigrant households live.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Univision spoke to Latino doctors, nurses and other health care providers about what their culture means to them. Por: Eulimar Núñez y Olivia Liendo. Hispanics have a long cultural history of preferring non-Western medicine – 45% rely on home remedies (Latino Health Care Engagement Project) and 72% never use.
An introduction to Culturally Competent Care for Hispanic Patients. The material in this section is part of a larger project by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics on culturally competent care; that is, health care that is sensitive to the differing values and needs of cultural subgroups within our pluralistic society.
Access to health care means having "the timely use of personal health services to achieve the best health outcomes" ().Access to health care consists of four components (Healthy People ): Coverage: facilitates entry into the health care red people are less likely to receive medical care and more likely to have poor health status.
One in six people in the United States are Hispanic, representing 17% of the total U.S. population.
1 This rapidly growing population faces significant health disparities, or avoidable and unfair differences in health status between segments of the population. Additionally, given the diversity within the Hispanic population, differences are also seen within subgroups. Hispanics are the largest and fastest-growing group in the U.S.
The many differences in health status found among Hispanic populations are often linked to whether they have health insurance, speak primarily Spanish or English, or grew up in the U.S.
or another country. In this issue of Transforming Care, we delve into efforts led by clinicians and health plans to identify and. 17 D.W. Baker, R. Hayes, and J.P. Fortier, “Interpreter Use and Satisfaction with Interpersonal Aspects of Care for Spanish-Speaking Patients,” Medical C no.
10 (): – Importance Increased work requirements have been proposed throughout federal safety net programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Participation in SNAP is associated with reduced food insecurity and improved health.
Objectives To determine whether SNAP work requirements are associated with lower rates of program participation and.
Among Hispanic subpopulations, Mexican Ameri cans appear to enjoy better health than would be predicted, given their socioeconomic status and the fact that they have low utilization rates for health care services for both physical and mental conditions.
Obtaining medical care in the U.S. is substantially more difficult for those non-English speaking individuals. “Those who spoke English in the Hispanic/Latino home constituted percent of U.S. residents 5 and older”. (The United States Census Bureau, ). Effective Approaches for Health Promotion among the Hispanic Population.
Six-in-ten Hispanic adults living in the United States who are not citizens or legal permanent residents lack health insurance, according to a new analysis by the Pew Hispanic Center of a survey it conducted in 1 The nationwide survey offers a detailed look at the health insurance and health care access of an immigrant subgroup that has become a focus.
Traditionally, the Hispanic family is a close-knit group and the most important social unit. The term familia usually goes beyond the nuclear family. The Hispanic "family unit" includes not only parents and children but also extended family. In most Hispanic families, the father is the head of the family, and the mother is responsible for the home.
Since Hispanic refers to what language people speak or that their ancestors spoke, it refers to an element of means that, as an identity category, it is closest to the definition of ethnicity, which groups people based on a shared common r, people of many different ethnicities can identify as Hispanic, so it's actually more broad than.
Approximately 42 percent of Hispanics said they had “zero visits” to a medical provider inalmost double the percent of Whites and Black that reported no visits that year. Also, Hispanics were the least likely ethnic group to use prescription medicine, percent saying they “never” took prescribed medication in Mothers in Hispanic culture are the caregivers.
Motherhood is highly valued, and families expect women to care for children as well as elderly family members. Marianismo is the female version of machismo, states Skogrand; marianismo is the belief that women should be religious, giving and attentive to the needs of their household.
Medical assistants are in the midst of a major employment growth. BLS projections show that medical assistant jobs should increase by 29% from to A rising aging population will create a need for more care. Healthcare facilities will need additional medical assistants in order to care for the increase in patients.The site of care may play an important role in health care disparities.
We examined the 5 percent of U.S. hospitals with the highest proportion of elderly Hispanic .National surveys show variations across ethnicities in drinking, alcohol use disorders, alcohol problems, and treatment use.
Higher rates of high-risk drinking among ethnic minorities are reported for Native Americans and Hispanics, although within-ethnic group differences (e.g., gender, age-group, and other subpopulations) also are evident for.