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Labor Market Health Care Project

In 2006, Dr. Kenneth Hudson, Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Work, began work on the Labor Market Health Care Project to examine the relationship between employment and health care. 537 more words

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Aiming Higher: Results from a Scorecard on State Health System Performance, 2015 Edition


The fourth Commonwealth Fund Scorecard on State Health System Performance tells a story that is both familiar and new. Echoing the past three State Scorecards, the 2015 edition finds extensive variation among states in people’s ability to access care when they need it, the quality of care they receive, and their likelihood of living a long and healthy life. 160 more words

LHD of the Year Award Winner, the Kansas City Missouri Health Department, Works Toward Health Equity and Social Justice

By Taylarr Lopez, Communications Specialist, NACCHO

NACCHO is pleased to recognize the Kansas City (MO) Health Department as a recipient of the 2016 Local Health Department of the Year Award. 1,644 more words

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Racial and Ethnic Healthcare Disparities: Is Complete Equity Attainable

Practicing medicine in underprivileged communities in Kenya, I was exposed to healthcare disparities on a daily basis- Poor access to antiretroviral medication, HIV stigma, rising rates of maternal and infant mortality to name a few. 663 more words

Health Disparities

Improving Population Health by Working with Communities: Action Guide 3.0

From the Report released by the National Quality Forum:

The United States ranks lower than many other developed nations on health outcomes, faces unsustainable healthcare costs, and continues to struggle with significant health disparities. 243 more words

Health Disparities

Tackling the Health Problems That Poverty Causes

From the article by Tom Dallessio in Next City:

Although the U.S. spends nearly twice as much per person on healthcare as other high-income nations, Americans… 236 more words

Health Disparities

Americans’ Experiences with ACA Marketplace Coverage: Affordability and Provider Network Satisfaction

From the Issue Brief published by The Commonwealth Fund:

For people with low and moderate incomes, the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits have made premium costs roughly comparable to those paid by people with job-based health insurance. 221 more words

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