Health Disparities

So Much Yellow

Set in Northern California in the late sixties, So Much Yellow is a short, dramatic film about a young girl and the family road trip that changes her life forever. Inspired by true stories, this film depicts the difficult decision one family makes to institutionalize their young son who has Down syndrome.TRIGGER WARNING: this film …

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Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives

Source: Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives This executive overview paper examines the many factors that are driving change in the healthcare industry.2 It covers the social determinants of health and introduces a smarter approach to care that enables healthcare providers to personalize programs, services and treatments based on …

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Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies

Source: Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies This brief explores opportunities to better address patients’ non-medical needs, including: (1) identifying patients’ non-medical needs; (2) employing non-traditional workers; (3) partnering with community-based organizations and social service agencies; (4) testing new uses for technology to …

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The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States

The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States Source: The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States: Disability and Rehabilitation: Vol 0, No 0 Amanda Reichard,Michelle Stransky,Debra Brucker &Andrew Houtenville Received 08 …

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Broad PCORI Funding Announcements – Cycle 1 2018 (for Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, Improving Healthcare Systems) | PCORI

Source: Broad PCORI Funding Announcements – Cycle 1 2018 (for Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, Improving Healthcare Systems) | PCORI Letters of Intent are due Tuesday, February 13, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. ET. Those selected to submit a full application will be notified by Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Full applications are …

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Compounded Disparities: Health Equity at the Intersection of Disability, Race, and Ethnicity

Source: Compounded Disparities: Health Equity at the Intersection of Disability, Race, and Ethnicity – NEW : Health and Medicine Division DOWNLOAD PDF: Compounded Disparities – Intersection of Disabilities Race and Ethnicity AUTHORS: Silvia Yee, LL.B., M.A., Mary Lou Breslin, M.A., Tawara D. Goode, M.A., Susan M. Havercamp, Ph.D., FAAIDD, Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D., Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., …

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