Healthcare Disparities at the Crossroads with Healthcare Reform

  • Richard Allen Williams

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxii
  2. Underlying Causes of Healthcare Disparities

  3. Current Problems

  4. Approaches to Correcting the Problems

About this book

Introduction

Building upon the success of Dr. Williams's widely influential book Eliminating Healthcare Disparities in America: Beyond the IOM Report, this new volume takes a fresh and timely look at the state of healthcare reform and the progress and problems we face in the pursuit of healthcare equality. This book focuses on how the elimination of disparities can be accomplished through targeted efforts made within the context of reform.

Comprising the combined efforts of the nation's best health policy analysts, researchers, key opinion leaders and clinicians, this book addresses both current and impending legislation and future movements in healthcare. With the knowledge that the problem of disparities extends beyond the present political arena into the larger scope of all aspects of healthcare delivery, the authors provide critical analysis of the causation of disparities, insightful examples of what has worked, and a striking call to action with implementable strategies for advancing equality.

Keywords

Disparities Equity Ethnicity Health Healthcare

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard Allen Williams
    • 1
  1. 1.Medicine at UCLA, and, The Minority Health Institute, Inc.The David Geffen School ofLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-7136-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-7135-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-7136-4
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