This past week, I had the opportunity to attend the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees Conference. Over 1,000 people attended, all representing different parts of academia and the non-profit world, all coming together to collaborate and present research regarding health disparities. 974 more words
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The holidays are just around the corner – pumpkins are being carved and apples are being picked. But while the season is supposed to be filled with fun, family and feelings of gratitude, there are many people who experience an increase in feelings of sadness and isolation. 905 more words
Why should the patient be at the centre?
It seems logical to organise healthcare around the needs of the patient, After all, it is the patient who needs the care, and it is the patient who is – or who should be – at the centre of any decisions that are taken about treatment. 442 more words
As you follow this blog, one of the phrases that you will see mentioned quite often is ‘access to care’.
South Africa has one of the most liberal constitutions in the world. 507 more words
Bassett Family Practice, serving the residents of Henry County, Virginia is at the forefront of a new healthcare concept-the Patient Centered Medical Home. As defined by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), this is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary health care into “what patients want it to be”. 122 more words