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Immigrants may utilize health care services differently than other residents and may also have a greater risk for tuberculosis (TB).
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In health care policy debates, discussion centers around the often-misperceived costs of providing medical care to immigrants. This review seeks to compare health care expenditures of U.S. immigrants ...
Previous studies have documented a high prevalence of psychological distress and mental illness among older immigrants from the former Soviet Union (FSU) in Israel. Yet, this population rarely seeks h...
Public policies play a crucial role in shaping how immigrants adapt to life in the United States. Federal, state, and local laws and administrative practices impact immigrants' access to education, he...
The relationship between gender, migration status and non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is rarely examined. In this study, we rely on data from the MIGHEAL Survey on health inequalities in Greece colle...
This study examined how country of origin (Mexico or Guatemala) correlates with prenatal care utilization among unauthorized Latina immigrants, who encounter disparate access to health care. Logistic ...
The ActionHealthNYC program is a year-long demonstration program to improve access to high quality health care for NYC resident immigrants who do not qualify for public insurance with inco...
A randomized trial to test the feasibility and acceptability of an intervention to improve retention in HIV primary care in HIV-infected Hispanic immigrants compared to a "treatment as usu...
The Chinese population is currently the fastest growing ethnic group in New York City (NYC). Research has shown that Chinese immigrants living in NYC have higher rates of cardiovascular di...
This study examines the effectiveness of a community health worker (promotores) network in improving access to care, social support, physical activity and nutrition in Latino immigrants li...
Aim - To better understand expectations and attitudes of first generation immigrants from India to USA. Background – The is large difference in healthcare system as practiced in India...
Health care services that are respectful of and responsive to the health beliefs, practices and cultural and linguistic needs of diverse patients. The provider and the patient each bring their individual learned patterns of language and culture to the health care experience which must be transcended to achieve equal access and quality health care.
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Alternative health care delivery mechanisms, such as PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS or other health insurance services or prepaid plans (other than HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS), that meet Medicare qualifications for a risk-sharing contract. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
Antiretroviral Therapy Clostridium Difficile Ebola HIV & AIDS Infectious Diseases Influenza Malaria Measles Sepsis Swine Flu Tropical Medicine Tuberculosis Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic...
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by bacteria belonging to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Over nine million new cases of TB, and nearly two million deaths from TB, are estimated to occur around the world every year, and new inf...