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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

Report: Australia's Health 2016

Source: AIHW

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s 15th biennial health report is now available.

It profiles current health issues in a collection of feature articles and statistical snapshots that cover a range of areas, including: 37 more words


Australia's Health in 2016 -we aren't at all equal

Today the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) released “Australia’s Health 2016”, a 2-year compilation report card of the state of play of the Health of Australians.   505 more words

Health Care Equity Issues

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

Health Equity

Climate Change Forum: What will it mean for us?

Community STaR, the Service for Training and Research, held a Climate Change Forum in Miller Community Centre on 5 September. We were fortunate to have three outstanding speakers from the Climate Council, the Climate and Health Alliance and 350. 29 more words


Overcoming Lower-Income Patients’ Concerns About Trust And Respect From Providers

From the blog post by Chris C. Duke and Christine Stanik on Health Affairs Blog:

For our Right Place, Right Time research initiative, launched in January 2016, we interviewed vulnerable patients, including low-income patients, the uninsured, family caregivers, and non-English speakers, to learn their most urgent concerns about the health care system and the information they need to make health decisions. 274 more words

Health Disparities