News tagged with health disparities

Telephone intervention ups colorectal cancer screening

(HealthDay)—A telephone outreach intervention delivered by Medicaid managed care organization (MMCO) staff can increase rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening among women overdue for screening, according ...

Jul 16, 2013
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Nursing homes with more black residents do poorly

Nursing homes with a higher proportion of Black residents perform worse financially and provide lower-quality care than homes with few Black residents, finds a new study in Health Services Research.

Jun 26, 2013
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Spirometers have a built-in 'correction' for race

Lundy Braun studies racial health disparities and their history as a professor of both pathology and laboratory medicine and Africana studies and a member of the Science and Technology Studies Program.

Jun 03, 2013
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