1 edition of Health equity and financial protection found in the catalog.
Health equity and financial protection
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Adam Wagstaff ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||RA410 .H423 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 171 p. :|
|Number of Pages||171|
|ISBN 10||0821384597, 0821387960|
|ISBN 10||9780821384596, 9780821387962|
|LC Control Number||2011015200|
This issue brief describes the strategies and resources Virginia and Rhode Island used to measure the costs of health disparities on their populations. For example, LGBT people report poorer cancer care experiences. It also provides introductions to the methods used by ADePT and a step-by-step guide to their implementation in the program. Specifically, the detection gap between the two groups decreased.
Furthermore, limited English proficient patients are also less likely to receive preventive health services such as mammograms. In the analysis, authors estimated the differential health impact measured as the number of deaths averted and household economic impact measured as the number of cases of medical impoverishment averted of ten antigens and their corresponding vaccines across income quintiles for 41 low- and middle-income countries. These barriers include poor transportation, an inability to schedule appointments quickly or during convenient hours, and excessive time spent in the waiting room, all of which affect a person's ability and willingness to obtain needed care. The most cited measure to improving health equity relates to increasing public awareness.
Education[ edit ] Education is an important factor in healthcare utilization, though it is closely intertwined with economic status. The causes of health inequities were, according to the review, "i cultural and social norms that preference and prioritise heterosexuality; ii minority stress associated with sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics; iii victimisation; iv discrimination individual and institutionaland; v stigma. This is where patients have problems obtaining, processing, and understanding basic health information. This chart compares goals, methods funding sources, and governing structures of initiatives in four states developed to address health equity and population health. Specifically, the detection gap between the two groups decreased. According to a study conducted in by the Office of Minority Health—a U.
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The most cited measure to improving health equity relates to increasing public awareness.
These rural women were, for instance, far more likely to give birth in their homes without medical oversight. This interaction is complicated by the difficulty of distinguishing between sex and gender given their intertwined nature; sex modifies gender, and gender can modify sex, thereby impacting health.
However, the clinical research industry is aware of the problem, and has made progress in correcting it. Advocacy for health equity has been identified as a key means of promoting favourable policy change. The researchers suggested additional replications with longer duration to assess the effectiveness of the AIM framework.
Additionally, they may face other barriers such as impaired mobility or lack of transportation which make accessing health care services challenging for them physically. This trend is representative of the general population of the United States. Furthermore, inability of providers to communicate with limited English proficient patients leads to more diagnostic procedures, more invasive procedures, and over prescribing of medications.
The following topics are covered: part 1, health outcomes: a measuring inequalities in outcomes and utilization with and without standardization for needb decomposing the causes of health sector inequalities, and c analyzing the incidence of government spending that is, benefit incidence analysis ; and part 2, health financing: a financial protection, including catastrophic payments and impoverishing payments, and b the progressivity and redistributive effect of health financing.
This manual is divided into two parts corresponding to each of these sub modules. Homosexualbisexualtransgenderand gender-variant populations around the world experience a range of health problems related to their sexuality and gender identity    some of which are complicated further by limited research.
Less than half of non-English speakers who say they need an interpreter during clinical visits report having one. Specifically, the detection gap between the two groups decreased. The patient provider relationship is dependent on the ability of both individuals to effectively communicate.
Without health insurance, patients are more likely to postpone medical care, go without needed medical care, go without prescription medicines, and be denied access to care.
Rates of diarrheal diseases and tuberculosis are also significantly greater in this population 16 and 15 times greater respectivelywhich is indicative of the poor healthcare of this ethnic group. The results showed that while the program was implemented, the provision of 1 training to enhance ability, 2 monetary incentives to enhance motivation, and 3 management feedback to enhance accountability led to successful reduction in pressure ulcers.
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Language and culture both play a significant role in communication during a medical visit. For example, in Chinahealth disparities have distinguished medical treatment for men and women due to the cultural phenomenon of preference for male children.
In Canadathe issue was brought to public attention by the LaLonde report. On an international level, there is a positive correlation between developed countries with high economic equality and longevity.
In its absence, there was a significant decrease in the quantity of healthcare professionals This has been helpful when providers do not speak the same language as the patient.
Together these modules cover a wealth of topics in the areas of health equity and financial protection.The Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of (MHPAEA) is a federal law that generally prevents group health plans and health insurance issuers that provide mental health or substance use disorder (MH/SUD) benefits from imposing less favorable benefit limitations on those benefits than on medical.
The health equity and financial protection datasheets provide a picture of equity and financial protection in the health sectors of low- and middle-income countries. Health Equity and Financial Protection Datasheets: East Asia and but also a focus on changing the rules of the game for spending health system resources.
The book does not Cited by: 3. FIGURE Report conceptual model for community solutions to promote health equity. CROSSCUTTING TOOLS AND PROCESSES. A number of crosscutting tools provide a foundation for developing community-based solutions. Because each community is unique, the tools different communities need will vary.
This book provides a step-by-step guide to the use of ADePT for the quantitative analysis of equity and ﬁ nancial protection in the health sector.
It also elucidates the concepts and methods used by the software and supplies more. Downloadable! This book provides a guide to Automated Development Economics (DEC) Poverty Tables (ADePT's) two health modules: the first module covers inequality and equity in health, health care utilization, and subsidy incidence; the second, health financing and financial protection.
It also provides introductions to the methods used by ADePT and a step-by-step guide to their implementation. Using the financial indicators for health system strengthening Annex: selected tools.
2 1. Introduction Health financing is fundamental to the ability of health systems to maintain and improve human Financial risk protection is determined by how funds are raised and whether and how they are pooled to spread risks across population.