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Tips for First Responders: Healthcare Professionals and Emergency Responders

Tips for First Responders on the Frontline Health Care Professionals Who are Working with People with Disabilities Source: Center for Development and Disability | The University of New Mexico Many first responders have requested quick, easy-to-use procedures for assisting persons with disabilities in an emergency. These tip sheets provide information about many types of disabilities …

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COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities

Plain Language Booklets on COVID-19 created by Green Mountain Self-Advocates Source: COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities – Green Mountain Support Services Thank you to Green Mountain Self-Advocates for creating this booklet about COVID-19. It was created by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities. Thank you also to the California DD Council for translating it into Spanish.

Disability in Focus: Training for Healthcare Providers Improves Disability Competence

Source: Disability in Focus: January 2020 | Institute on Disability/UCED Training for Healthcare Providers Improves Disability Competence After taking Responsive Practice: Providing Health Care & Screenings to Individuals with Disabilities, healthcare providers’ ideas about disability shifted away from a medical-model to a more social-model view of disability. In the medical model, disability is seen as a …

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Collaborative project aims to address, prevent health care discrimination against individuals with disabilities

Projects Source: Collaborative project aims to address, prevent health care discrimination against individuals with disabilities – Notables Author: Courtney Taylor January 31, 2020 The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center has joined seven national partners and stakeholders on a new project to address the health disparities of Americans with disabilities that result from inequities in care across the lifespan. Led …

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Home-Based Primary Care: Helping Homebound Older Adults Achieve Better Outcomes – The John A. Hartford Foundation

Source: Home-Based Primary Care: Helping Homebound Older Adults Achieve Better Outcomes – The John A. Hartford Foundation Identifying and creating treatment plans that reflect what matters to older adults and their families is a foundational element of age-friendly care. It requires open and honest conversations in which people feel safe, heard, and in control. For many …

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CDC: Reported importance and access to health care providers who understand or share cultural characteristics with their patients among adults, by race and ethnicity

Source: CDC Emily P. Terlizzi, M.P.H., Eric M. Connor, Carla E. Zelaya, Ph.D., Alissa M. Ji, National Center for Health Statistics; and Alexis D. Bakos, Ph.D. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Minority Health Abstract Objective—This report examines racial and ethnic differences in the reported importance and frequency of seeing culturally competent …

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Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce

We estimated the number of new entrants into the behavioral health workforce between 2016 and 2021. Source: Behavioral Health Workforce Projections | Bureau of Health Workforce We also generated state-level projections of supply and demand for behavioral health occupations from 2016 to 2030. State-Level Estimates of Behavioral Health Workforce (PDF – 1.5 MB) We estimated the …

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Dentists No Longer Permitted To Turn Away Patients Due To Disabilities – Disability Scoop

People with developmental disabilities may find it easier to get dental care after a national board changed its ethics policy to be more inclusive. The American Dental Association recently revised its code of conduct to prohibit denial of care to patients with physical, developmental or intellectual disabilities. In cases where a dentist does not have …

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The Electronic Health Record Problem | Commonwealth Fund

EHRs have one critical performance requirement: generating clinical revenues. In the fee-for-service world Source: The Electronic Health Record Problem | Commonwealth Fund December 13, 2018 David Blumenthal, M.D. It’s no secret that many physicians are unhappy with their electronic health records (EHRs). They say they spend too much time keying in data and too little …

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Mental Health-related Physician Office Visits by Adults Aged 18 and Over: United States, 2012–2014

Source: Products – Data Briefs – Number 311 – June 2018 Key findings Data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey Among adults aged 18 and over, the rate of mental health-related physician office visits to psychiatrists (693 per 10,000 adults) was higher compared with the rate to primary care physicians overall (397 per 10,000 …

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