The system has become so complex that it not only defies understanding but leads to analysts themselves becoming ensnared in its web, adopting its “logic” and language as the only way to make sense of at least some of the system’s features
Tag Archives: population health
Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Patients and their understandings of the American Healthcare System
Underserved communities and the global mental health crisis
The most extensive US-based psychiatric study stated in research that individuals that fall under the lowest socioeconomic status are three times more likely to have a mental disorder than individuals in the highest status.
Stereotype Threat; The significant role of stereotype threat in health disparities
Health disparities are preventable and mainly affect socially disadvantaged people- the minority, making this disadvantaged population face worse health outcomes. Stereotype threat is prominent as a result of the interactions between patients and health providers.
Black and Brown Health
Black and Brown people in America are two to six times more likely to die from health-related complications than their white peers, even when you look at people whose income is the same
Population Health & COVID19
The way the healthcare system is structured today is, you get paid for delivering a service, which typically has a CPT code for a physician or an NDC code for a drug, or a DRG code for the hospital admission
Addressing the Needs of Underserved Communities Amid COVID-19 | Deborah Jean Parsons, Ph.D.
The United States spends more money than any country across this globe on healthcare and we do not get the same health outcomes. We do not have a healthcare system that it works the same for everybody.