Health Disparities

Opportunity hoarding linked to racial and ethnic inequities in children’s neighborhoods

Source: Diversity Data Kids Across the U.S. we see vast inequality in child neighborhood opportunity within metropolitan areas. In a single metro, just a few miles apart, some children experience the best neighborhood conditions available to any child in the U.S., while others experience the worst conditions. Not all metros are the same though. Some …

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Nothing About Us Without All of Us: Part 2 

The Racial Wealth Gap and People with Disabilities Source: Accelerate Disability Inclusion | Medium As explained in Part 1 of this series, the racial wealth gap describes the difference in median wealth between White households and households of color. Wealth doesn’t just mean “dollars earned”; it includes assets plus income minus debts. According to a recent Federal …

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Nothing About Us Without All of Us: Part 1

The Racial Wealth Gap and People with Disabilities Source:Accelerate Disability Inclusion | Medium   “To this day, African-Americans make a lot less money than Whites,” actress Samira Wiley narrates in a recent episode of Netflix’s Explained. “They’re far more likely to be unemployed, and studies show employers still discriminate. But even if we managed to close those gaps …

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How Are Disabled People Affected When COVID-19 Health Care Rationing Happens? 

Source: NPR December 14, 20203:47 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered Joseph Shapiro Kimberly Conger, Sarah McSweeney’s nurse at her group home, shows a photo of McSweeney on her phone. She says McSweeney was outgoing and fun: “She absolutely adored going into malls and getting her makeup done and getting her hair done.” On the …

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Multi-morbidity in older people with intellectual disability

Rafat Hussain, Stuart Wark, Matthew P. Janicki, Trevor Parmenter, & Marie Knox Source: Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities – Wiley Online Library 20 April 2020 (https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12743) Abstract Background There is paucity of research from Australia about comorbidity in older people with intellectual disability (PwID). This paper examines the burden of chronic diseases and …

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Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives

Source: Addressing Social Determinants and Its Impact On Healthcare – Watson Health Perspectives This executive overview paper examines the many factors that are driving change in the healthcare industry.2 It covers the social determinants of health and introduces a smarter approach to care that enables healthcare providers to personalize programs, services and treatments based on …

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Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies

Source: Opportunities for Complex Care Programs to Address the Social Determinants of Health – Center for Health Care Strategies This brief explores opportunities to better address patients’ non-medical needs, including: (1) identifying patients’ non-medical needs; (2) employing non-traditional workers; (3) partnering with community-based organizations and social service agencies; (4) testing new uses for technology to …

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The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States

The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States Source: The relationship between employment and health and health care among working-age adults with and without disabilities in the United States: Disability and Rehabilitation: Vol 0, No 0 Amanda Reichard,Michelle Stransky,Debra Brucker &Andrew Houtenville Received 08 …

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Broad PCORI Funding Announcements – Cycle 1 2018 (for Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, Improving Healthcare Systems) | PCORI

Source: Broad PCORI Funding Announcements – Cycle 1 2018 (for Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, Improving Healthcare Systems) | PCORI Letters of Intent are due Tuesday, February 13, 2018, by 5:00 p.m. ET. Those selected to submit a full application will be notified by Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Full applications are …

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