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Equity and access in rural primary care

Nikki Rousseau

Equity and access in rural primary care

an exploratory study in Northumberland and Cumbria

by Nikki Rousseau

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Published by University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Centre for Health Services Research in Newcastle .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNikki Rousseau, Elaine McColl for the Northumberland and Cumbria Rural Primary Care Study Steering Group.
ContributionsMcColl, Elaine., University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Centre for Health Services Research., Northumberland and Cumbria Rural Primary Care Study Steering Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17250592M

  Executive Summary. Providing rural health care presents unique challenges. For some patients, the closest doctor may be a three-hour drive. Clinicians seeking an expert consult may find there’s.   Abstract. Background The Chinese Ministry of Health (MOH) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) carried out the Rural Primary Health Care Project (RPHC) with a government-led, province-level, integrated intervention that targeted children under 3 years old in rural areas of western China from to The objective of this study was to Cited by: She shared that residents in rural areas have difficulty accessing health centers and hospitals; nearly one-half of the population lives in a Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area, which is found in 32 of New Mexico’s 33 counties. Rural residents also have difficulty accessing grocery stores, thereby affecting access to quality food. INTRODUCTION. Long-term shifts in physician specialty choice and recent market trends in health care delivery have raised concern about the future of primary care in the United States. 1 The promise of an institutionalized role for primary care in managed care organizations has evaporated, leaving only the residue of a gatekeeping backlash. 2 Declaring that primary care .


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These outcomes reflect both the high proportion of socioeconomically disadvantaged and Indigenous residents with high disease burdens, and the inequitable access to primary health care (PHC) services for those living in rural and remote communities [1, 3]. Australia is not alone in striving for greater equity of access to PHC for those residing outside Cited by: Abstract.

This chapter assesses the equity of rural health and health care delivery. It presents a conceptual framework and normative and empirical criteria for measuring equity; reviews major federal and state policy initiatives to enhance equity; assembles current evidence regarding the extent to which equity has actually been achieved; and presents alternative models of rural health Equity and access in rural primary care book Cited by: Access & equity in the provision of primary health care services in rural and remote Australia Seminar to the Department of Health, Canberra 12 August The research reported in this presentation is a project of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, which is supported under the Australian Government’s Primary Health Care Author: John Wakerman.

The research program of the CRERRPHC aimed to better understand key access and equity issues relating to the provision of appropriate, effective and high quality primary health care services in rural and remote communities of Australia. The integrated research program comprised three broad streams of research activity.

Ensuring equity of access to primary health care in rural and remote Australia - what core services should be locally available. Authors: Susan L. Thomas, John Wakerman, John S.

Humphreys Publication date (Electronic): 29 October Cited by: Ensuring equity of access to primary health care in rural and remote Australia - what core services should be locally available?.pdf Available via license: CC BY. Access and equity issues in primary health care services in rural and remote Australia The research program of the CRERRPHC aimed to better understand key access and equity issues relating to the provision of appropriate, effective and high quality primary health care services in rural and remote communities of Australia.

Objective: To identify barriers and facilitators to primary care access among the homeless using the Equity of Access to Medical Care Framework and to provide recommendations for medical and public health practitioners to improve health among this underserved s: A quasi-systematic review of the literature was conducted Cited by: Primary Care and Health Equity have access to a primary care provider and usual source of care are more likely to end up in the services in its mental health services in rural areas.

This publication was made possible by grant number U30CS. 4 Figure 1. The Ecology of Medical Care, What Are the Benefits of Primary Care There is strong evidence of the benefits of primary care for both populations and personal health Studies show that robust systems of primary care can improve health.6 Access to primary care can lower overall health care utilization, increase the use of preventive services,12 and File Size: KB.

employment, access to health care, access to healthy foods, environmental pollutants, and occupational safety. The link between social determinants of health, including social, economic, and environmental conditions, and health outcomes is widely recognized in the public health literature.

offer improved access to high-quality primary care, successfully reduce health disparities and achieve improved health outcomes for their patients. 14, 15 As a. Primary health care in rural and remote Australia: achieving equity of access and outcomes through national reform Article January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The first section of the book describes the rural environment, the rural patient, the rural physician, the rural health care team, and the emergence of a federal policy on rural health. Equity and access in rural primary care book picture seems skewed and harsh and appears to reflect years of Cited by:   Australians in rural and remote areas experience poorer health status compared with many metropolitan residents, due partly to inequitable access to primary health care (PHC.

The equity of rural-to-urban migrants’ health care utilization is already on China’s agenda. The Chinese government has been embarking on efforts to improve the financial and geographical accessibility of health care for migrants by strengthening primary care services and providing universal coverage.

Patient experiences are equally vital to migrants’ health care Cited by: 2. full article: Introduction. Across the western world, equity of access to primary health care (PHC) services is a fundamental goal of rural health policies and planning Australia, national and state strategic plans and frameworks are committed to providing equitable access to PHC, regardless of where people live the same time, faced with a growing demand for health care Author: Susan L Thomas, Susan L Thomas, John Wakerman, John S Humphreys.

Improving access and equity in rural and remote Australia — provision of women’s The RFDS provides our primary health care by means of a monthly station clinic flight and provides essential emergency together with bringing up and teaching your children, attending to all the business needs such as book-keeping and wages, and.

Thus, some degree of panel equity is essential for successful and sustainable access improvement. An “over-full” panel harms the over-full provider as well as the practice partners and patients.

PRIMARY CARE PANELS In some cases the determination of panel is relatively easy; calculate the number of enrolled patients or Size: 37KB. These disparities exist with all levels of access to care, including health and dental insurance, having an ongoing source of care, and access to primary care.

Disparities also exist by geography, as millions of Americans living in rural areas lack access to primary care services due to workforce shortages. Rural Primary Care Resources NRHA works with its members to identify best practices for health care professionals providing primary care in various settings.

NRHA has developed resources to promote the delivery and enhancement of quality primary health care services to rural. Access and equity 13 Education 14 to have equitable access to comprehensive primary health care services.

Invest in transdisciplinary education and currently not well served such as rural and remote communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally andFile Size: 2MB. 1. INTRODUCTION.

The one of the principal reforms of health system in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) is focused on strengthening of primary health care and rationalization of hospital care ().In spite of numerous criteria on how to differ rural or urban areas, studies worldwide refer to differences in health, as well as health care resources in rural Cited by: 3.

Rural Medical Access Program. The Rural Medical Access Program ensures that doctors who deliver babies are available in rural and underserved communities. Rural Health and Primary Care works with the State Bureau of Insurance to coordinate and oversee application, eligibility, and administration of the Rural Medical Access Program.

The funds for the program come. Access and equity in the provision of primary health care services in rural and remote Australia Presentation to the Department of Health & Ageing, Canberra 16 May, John Wakerman & John S.

Humphreys The research reported in this presentation is a project of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, which is supported.

PRIMARY CARE AND EQUITY IN HEALTH: THE IMPORTANCE TO EFFECTIVENESS AND EQUITY OF RESPONSIVENESS TO PEOPLES ’ N EEDS Barbara Starfield Johns Hopkins University ABSTRACT A consensus exists that health systems undergirded by primary health care principles achieve better health and greater equity in health than systems with aFile Size: KB.

• Access to Primary Care Services disease, mean that equity in access to services has increasing potential to reduce Equity of Access to Health Services b) Impact of Public Policy on Health and c) Research/information issues and by establishing three corresponding Sub-groups.

This paper has been prepared as. Closures of Rural Hospitals Increases Mortality. Septem NIH Study Highlights Impacts of ED Openings and Closures for Heart Attack Patients A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health shows the impacts of rural hospitals opening and closing, decreasing and increasing travel time, respectively.

Primary care is critical for improving population health and reducing health disparities. 4 Further research is needed to better understand barriers to primary care, offer support to primary care providers, and develop interventions that expand primary care access.

This additional evidence will facilitate public health efforts to address access. These circumstances translate to limited access to primary care, a larger uninsured population, increases in certain health risk behaviors (drug abuse and firearm violence), a greater population in poverty, less quality education of children, and less investment in safety net social programs.

In the journey toward achieving health equity in. Objective The aim of this review is to identify and understand the contexts that effect access to high-quality primary care for socioeconomically disadvantaged older people in rural areas.

Design A realist review. Data sources MEDLINE and EMBASE electronic databases and grey literature (from inception to December ). Eligibility criteria for selecting studies Cited by: obtain health care (access) and the quality of health care he or she obtains (Radley and Schoen3).

Although the causations are complex, rural residence is associated with multiple characteristics associated with poor access. Primary care Health Professional Shortage AreasFile Size: KB. Despite the introduction of interventions to address disparities in healthcare access and quality, racial/ethnic minority groups, rural residents, and adults with low incomes continue to.

Suggested Citation:"5 Equitable Access to Health and Health Care."National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Achieving Rural Health Equity and Well-Being: Proceedings of a Workshop. The purposes of the Tax Credit Program is to provide an incentive to recruit and retain primary care professionals in areas of Maine with an identified shortage of primary health care professionals.

Up to five eligible primary care professionals are certified annually by The Program to receive an income tax credit. Increasing primary care access across New York, as in other states, is critical to creating healthy communities, ensuring health equity, and reducing health care costs.

Primary care is often the first point of contact with the health care system and can prevent, identify, and treat illnesses as well as promote wellness. Ease of access to a physician is greater in urban areas. The patient-to- primary care physician ratio in rural areas is only physicians perpeople, compared to physicians perin urban areas.

This uneven distribution of physicians has. Examines the effects of US-style approach to health care and social equity within the US itself. Looks at alternatives in Cuba and Guyana. Argues that social equity is the real solution to population growth and AIDS.

Part Four Examines markedly successful approaches to health care based on social by: 5 ways to improve access to health care Because the evidence clearly shows that people without insurance live sicker and die younger, the AMA stands firmly with patients and is committed to expanding their health care coverage and protecting them from insurance industry abuses.

Health care workers who are “culturally competent,” or able to understand and interact with different groups, help promote access to quality health care services. In addition, studies show that health care pro-viders from racial and ethnic minority groups are more likely to practice in underserved areas and provide.

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