2007

Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America

Beyond the IOM Report

Editors:

ISBN: 978-1-934115-42-8 (Print) 978-1-59745-485-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii

  2. Underlying Causes of Healthcare Disparities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Historical Perspectives of Healthcare Disparities

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      Pages 21-40

      Epidemiology of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health and Healthcare

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      Pages 41-64

      Cultural Diversity in Medicine and in Healthcare Delivery

  3. Current Problems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-82

      Healthcare and the Politics of Race

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      Pages 83-97

      Barriers to Eliminating Disparities in Clinical Practice

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      Pages 99-120

      Second-Class Medicine

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      Pages 121-137

      The Diversity Benefit

  4. Approaches to Correcting the Problems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-178

      Eliminating Disparities in Healthcare Through Quality Improvement

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      Pages 179-196

      Eliminating Racial Discrimination in Healthcare

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      Pages 197-219

      Quality of Care and Health Disparities

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      Pages 221-236

      The Role of Communities in Eliminating Healthcare Disparities

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      Pages 237-256

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

  5. Examples of What Works

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-306

      Monitoring Socioeconomic Determinants for Healthcare Disparities

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      Pages 307-312

      The Association of Black Cardiologists

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      Pages 313-339

      Breathe Easy in Seattle

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      Pages 341-363

      Access Health Solutions

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      Pages 365-374

      Carolinas Association for Community Health Equity-CACHE

  6. Concluding Recommendations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 375-375

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      Pages 377-389

      Principles for Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 391-398