Access to health care by the ethnic minority communities

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Publisher: Scottish Office in [Edinburgh]

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ContributionsNational Health Service in Scotland., Great Britain. Scottish Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL18906008M

This reflects a need for better access for health services for minority ethnic groups (Knuckey ). Similar to the rest of the population, women from minority ethnic groups aged 65 and above generally outnumber men, with the exception of South Asian groups. The demographics of some groups may have been affected by immigration :// “Profound inequalities” exist for people from ethnic minority communities in “accessing mental health treatment, their experience of care and their mental health outcomes”. These were the findings of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act, which submitted its final report to government in December Truswell, D () ‘Black, minority ethnic and refugee (BMER) communities and the National Dementia Strategy: the London experience’, Diversity in Health and Care , Number 2, June , pp   Articles and Updates Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Care Disparities Is Essential for Better Health Care Outcomes and for Lowering Health Care Costs Introduction There is a growing realization among healthcare researchers, clinicians, and advocates that a focus on health care disparities is an important aspect of improving healthcare outcomes and that activities toward

Minority Ethnic Health Inclusion Project (MEHIP) provides free, confidential advice, information and support to black, minority ethnic and refugee communities. MEHIP has ethnic minority link workers/advocates who speak various languages and can help you to access primary health care services and perform an advocacy role regarding health ://   The authors state: "As pulmonologists and intensivists, applying an equity lens to our health care delivery, we are concerned by a COVID cycle: In general, racial/ethnic minority patients have The COVID pandemic has disproportionately affected racial and ethnic minority groups, with high rates of death in African American, Native American, and LatinX communities. While the mechanisms of these disparities are being investigated, they can be conceived as arising from biomedical factors as well as social determinants of :// Racial and ethnic disparities in health care are known to reflect access to care and other issues that arise from differing socioeconomic conditions. There is, however, increasing evidence that even after such differences are accounted for, race and ethnicity remain significant predictors of the qua

  RESEARCH ARTICLE Open Access Barriers and facilitators in accessing dementia care by ethnic minority groups: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies Cassandra Kenning*, Gavin Daker-White, Amy Blakemore, Maria Panagioti and Waquas Waheed Abstract Background: It is estimated that there are ab people from UK ethnic minority groups with A critical reflection on the research priorities for improving the health and social care to black and minority ethnic groups in Wales Article (PDF Available) September with 78 Reads   Health equity is when everyone has the opportunity to be as healthy as possible. Long-standing systemic health and social inequities have put many racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk of getting sick and dying from COVID To stop the spread of COVID and move toward greater   The move to combatting Covid with apps and a shift to online healthcare heightens the risks of exacerbating health inequalities for older people and black and minority ethnic ://

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ETHNIC REVIEW Access to health care for ethnic minority populations A Szczepura. Postgrad Med J ;– doi: /pgmj This paper reviews the research evidence on access to health care by ethnic minority populations, and discusses what might need to be done to improve access to ://   This paper reviews the research evidence on access to health care by ethnic minority populations, and discusses what might need to be done to improve access to services.

Research on the process of care, and the quality of care received, is considered as well as studies examining uptake of services. Changes in legal context are increasing the pressure on healthcare organisations to   2 access to health care and minority ethnic groups – briefing Recent work on the census data has revealed that ethnic minority groups are growing quickly, (due to differences in fertility rates and some inward migration) and account for 73 per cent of Britain’s   A call to action to improve access to healthcare and health outcomes in ethnic minority communities J The covid pandemic has exposed the differential health outcomes for people from ethnic minorities who have been disproportionately affected by the ://   The ABC consensus report, Improving Health Care Access for Minority and High-Risk Populations, supports its mission to promote the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease by eliminating inequalities and improving access to health care, including evidence-based treatments and newer ://   Racial and ethnic minority health care providers are more likely than their white peers to serve minority and other underserved communities, but /17/diversity-inclusion-diversity-health-care-key.

This chartpack provides data on demographics, health access and utilization, health status and outcomes, and health coverage by race and ethnicity to provide greater insight into the current  › Home.

Abstract. Issue: Prior to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), blacks and Hispanics were more likely than whites to face barriers in access to health care. Goal: Assess the effect of the ACA’s major coverage expansions on disparities in access to care among adults.

Methods: Analysis of nationally representative data from the American Community Survey and the Behavioral Risk Factor   from ethnic minority communities appear to be admitted to mental health inpatient units more than would be expected by their presence in the population.

On the other hand, children and adolescents from ethnic minority communities appear to access mental health services less than would be expected by their presence in the ://   Evidence shows that black and minority ethnic communities have significantly poorer mental health outcomes and poorer experience of services.

For some individuals, limited knowledge of available support and the ways to access it allows mental health problems to become more entrenched and difficult to cope with. The /Library_reading_list_Mental_health_BME__pdf. Aug Prepared by Denise Osborn, JD, MPH, Larry Hinkle, Carrie Hanlon, MA, Jill Rosenthal, MPH Introduction Racial and ethnic minorities make up about one-third of the U.S.

population and more than half of the people who are uninsured. 1 Between andthe total direct and indirect costs of health inequities affecting racial and ethnic minority populations more broadly The health and social care experiences of black and minority ethnic older people.

by Leandra Box || 11 years ago. Older people from black and minority ethnic groups are underrepresented in their use of health and social care services, and often appear to receive poorer :// Health Care Provider Shortages. Due to residential segregation, majority African-American and Hispanic areas are more likely to lack hospitals and other health care providers.

30 Therefore, place matters. When health care providers are located within majority African-American and Hispanic neighborhoods, they tend to offer lower-quality care. 31 Often, people of color find themselves relying   Alleviating stark disparities in health coverage, chronic health conditions, mental health, and mortality across racial and ethnic groups in the United States will require deliberate and long-term   There is increasing evidence that some racial and ethnic minority groups are being disproportionately affected by COVID, Inequities in the social determinants of health, such as poverty and healthcare access, affecting these groups are interrelated and influence a wide range of health and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.

To achieve health equity, barriers must be removed so   This annotated bibliography centers around Ethnic Americans' access to health care. I chose this topic because I wanted to learn more about the subject and for the basic fact that access to health care seemed to be a major issue in many of the discussions we had in class.

America's health care program has a serious problem when it comes to addressing the needs of Ethnic ://   Disparities in Access to Health Care offers a picture of the challenges minority Americans face in receiving needed health care.

This chapter includes information on access to primary care, as well as more specialized services. Disparities in Coverage provides a snapshot of why insurance coverage varies by race and ://   Dayna Bowen Matthew's book, Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial Inequality in American Healthcare (), explores the idea that unconscious biases held by health care providers might explain racial disparities in health.

She notes that precious few physicians, like the general public, admit to harboring negative attitudes about any particular /racial-disparities-in-health-care. Minority communities have been disproportionately racial and ethnic minority communities are facing the consequences of health care disparities during the global COVID pandemic.

Issues like higher rates of underlying conditions, food deserts, limited access to health care and environmental toxins put communities of color across the Improving the quality of care for ethnic minority communities.

10 Aug A guest blog from The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. Over the last two decades, England has become more ethnically diverse. Black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups (BAME) now make up a larger proportion of the population. To help combat the   Poverty plays a role in both mental health stress and access to care.

“A lot of people talk about ACE or adverse childhood events now, and poverty is a significant one,” Williams ://   For minority groups, the reasons include higher poverty rates, less access to insurance, cultural stigmas, distrust of the health care :// 2 days ago  Demographics and Health Care Access and Utilization of Limited-English-Proficient and English-Proficient Hispanics.

Research Findings # Evidence suggests that Hispanics that can not speak the English language are less likely to utilize health care services than any other subgroup within the Hispanic :// other social determinants of health and health care access. For example, among ethnic and racial minority older adults in the U.S., ‘race’ and ‘ethnicity’ decreased access to care, and health care access and utilization of ethnocultur al minority older adults (EMOA).

15 The search terms used included: e thnic minority seniors, dementia, South Asian, and patient centred ://   Proximity to jobs and good child care quality also reveal some of the largest gaps in social determinants of health between communities with a Hispanic population share   Having a usual source of care — defined as a personal doctor or other health care provider like a health clinic where someone would usually go if they were sick — is generally seen as a strong indicator of health care access.

9 The share of black and Hispanic adults with a usual source of care climbed by about three percentage points between and (). 2 days ago  Understanding stigma and improving access are first steps to better mental health care. Racial and ethnic minority groups are less likely to have access to mental health services in the United States, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

The minority elderly care (MEC) project was designed and undertaken as an attempt to contribute to a health and social policy agenda relevant to the growth of the minority ethnic elderly population across Europe.

The project used a tripartite approach to research into ethnicity and ageing involving service users, mainstream service suppliers, and voluntary and minority ethnic organisations Barriers in access to home care services among ethnic minority and Dutch elderly – A qualitative study This framework describes five dimensions of accessibility to generate access to health care services, from the perspective of the users: ability to perceive health needs, ability to seek health care, ability to reach, ability to pay and.

It is estimated that there are ab people from UK ethnic minority groups with dementia. It is clear that there is an increasing need to improve access to dementia services for all ethnic groups to ensure that everyone has access to the same potential health benefits.

The aim was to systematically review qualitative studies and to perform a meta-synthesis around barriers and The Advancing the Response to COVID Sharing Promising Programs and Practices for Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities virtual symposium featured national, state, tribal and local experts leading efforts developed for public health leaders at all levels and ?ID=&lvl=2&lvlid=  4 Black and Minority Ethnic Groups Paramjit S Gill, Joe Kai, Raj S Bhopal and Sarah Wild promoting access –this will entail reviewing barriers to care and provision of appropriate the evidence base by ethnic group on health status, access to services, health outcomes and cost-