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Improving the health of the poor

strategies for prevention

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Published by Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Medical care -- United States.,
    • Poor -- Diseases -- United States -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Sarah E. Samuels, Mark D. Smith.
      ContributionsSamuels, Sarah-Ellan., Smith, Mark D., M.D., Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA418.5.P6 I48 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1753161M
      ISBN 100944525091
      LC Control Number92081307
      OCLC/WorldCa26329233

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      Berwick DM. Promising Care: How We Can Rescue Health Care by Improving It. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers; Promising Care: How to Rescue Health Care by Improving It collects 16 speeches given over a period of 10 years by Donald M. Berwick, an internationally acclaimed champion of health care improvement and President Emeritus and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Healthcare. Health Happens Where We Live, Learn, Work, and Play. About 10 years ago, two important studies captured national attention. One showed disparities on dozens of measures between the United States and multiple developed countries. The other reported that within the United States, some people could expect to live 35 years less than others depending on where they lived—and these differences.

      provide medical care to the poor, including Medicaid and community health centers. Then I turn to the main focus of the paper, a discussion of approaches to improve the health of the poor through improved access, and how I might reallocate dollars to improve the public investment in increased access of the poor to health care. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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