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Unequal treatment : confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care

Title
Unequal treatment : confronting racial and ethnic disparities in health care / Brian D. Smedley, Adrienne Y. Stith, and Alan R. Nelson, editors ; Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine.
Format
Book
Published
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2003.
Description
xvi, 764 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Other contributors
Smedley, Brian D. Stith, Adrienne Y. Nelson, Alan R. (Alan Ray) Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Understanding and Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-268) and index. Also available online.
Contents
  • 1. Introduction and Literature Review
  • 2. The HealthCare Environment and Its Relation to Disparities
  • 3. Assessing Potential Sources of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: Patient- and System-Level Factors
  • 4. Assessing Potential Sources of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Care: The Clinical Encounter
  • 5. Interventions: Systemic Strategies
  • 6. Interventions: Cross-Cultural Education in the Health Professions
  • 7. Data Collection and Monitoring
  • 8. Needed Research
  • App. C. Federal-Level and Other Initiatives to Address Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare
  • App. D. Racial Disparities in Healthcare: Highlights from Focus Group Findings
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Diagnosis and Treatment: A Review of the Evidence and a Consideration of Causes / H. Jack Geiger
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: A Background and History / W. Michael Byrd and Linda A. Clayton
  • The Rationing of Healthcare and Health Disparity for the American Indians/Alaska Natives / Jennie R. Joe
  • Patient-Provider Communication: The Effect of Race and Ethnicity on Process and Outcomes of Healthcare / Lisa A. Cooper and Debra L. Roter
  • The Culture of Medicine and Racial, Ethnic, and Class Disparities in Healthcare / Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Cara James, Byron J. Good and Anne E. Becker
  • The Civil Rights Dimension of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Status / Thomas E. Perez
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: Issues in the Design, Structure, and Administration of Federal Healthcare Financing Programs Supported Through Direct Public Funding / Sara Rosenbaum
  • The Impact of Cost Containment Efforts on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: A Conceptualization / Thomas Rice
  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare: An Ethical Analysis of When and How They Matter / Madison Powers and Ruth Faden.
Subject headings
Discrimination in medical care. Health services accessibility. Minorities--Medical care. Race discrimination. Racism--Cross-cultural studies. Social medicine.
Medical subjects
Ethnicity--United States. Health Services Accessibility--United States. Minority Groups--United States. Quality of Health Care--United States.
ISBN
030908265X (hardcover) 9780309082655 (hardcover) 0309084032 9780309084031 0309085322 (hardcover) 9780309085328 (hardcover)

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