Health care delivery

Health care delivery

Strategies for improving minority healthcare quality

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Mary Catherine Beach
Lisa A. Cooper
Karen A. Robinson
Eboni G. Price
Tiffany L. Gary
Mollie W. Jenckes
Aysegul Gozu
Carole Smarth
Ana Palacio
Carolyn J. Feuerstein
Eric B. Bass
Neil R. Powe
Publisher: 
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Rockville, MD

Systematically reviews the evidence to determine the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve the quality of healthcare and/or to reduce disparities for ethnic minorities. Focuses on evaluations of interventions aimed at healthcare providers or organizations. Broadly examines any type of strategy aimed at improving the quality of care in an ethnic minority population of patients, and then looks more specifically at strategies designed to improve the cultural competence of healthcare providers or organizations.

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Number 90

Association canadienne des soins de santé

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Training
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Forms a federation of provincial and territorial hospital and health organizations across Canada that works to improve the delivery of health services in Canada through policy development, advocacy and leadership.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-241-8005
Email Address: 
info@cha.ca
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Fax Number: 
613-241-5055
Street Address: 
17 York St
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1N 9J6

Eliciting women's preferences in health care: a review of the literature

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English
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Paper
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Laura Sampietro-Colom
Victoria L. Phillips
Angela B. Hutchinson
Publisher: 
International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Cambridge, UK

Conducts a systematic review to characterize the study of women's preferences about health care.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 02664623

A result-based logic model for primary health care: laying an evidence-based foundation to guide performance, measurement, monit

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English
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Online
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Diane E. Watson
Anne-Marie Broemeling
Robert J. Reid
Charlyn Black
Publisher: 
Centre for Health Services and Policy Research
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Presents a logic model for primary health care (PHC) in Canada. Describes how it can be used to plan, monitor, evaluate and report on strategies implemented to strengthen the PHC system in Canada.

Canada's health system failing women in rural and remote regions

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Cross Centre Initiatives
Rural and Remote Women's Health (RRWH)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Details rural women's health issues and priorities, including access to health care, social and economic determinants, and health policies.

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ISSN 14800039

The health of immigrants and refugees in Canada

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English
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Online
Author: 
Morton Beiser
Publisher: 
Institute of Gender and Health
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Examines health status issues, as well as health care delivery policies and procedures, for immigrant and refugees in Canada. Identifies gaps in research.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.R43 2004
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<p>Chapter in "Reducing health disparities and promoting equity for vulnerable populations international think tank: synthesis papers." Includes bibliographical references.</p>

An analysis of barriers facing immigrant women and their families in accessing health and social services

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Catherine Hakim
Georgia Angom
Publisher: 
Immigrant Women's Association of Manitoba
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Analyzes the barriers that immigrant and refugee women face in accessing health and social services. Provides recommendations for action at all levels of service delivery.

ISBN/ISSN: 
IMWO.H35 1999

Sacred trust or political football? A citizen's guide to Canadian health care

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English
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Online
Author: 
Doreen Barrie
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University of Calgary, Department of Political Science
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Describes health care issues in a readable format.

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The healthcare experiences of women with HIV/AIDS: insights from focus groups

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Menlo Park, CA

Lists obstacles that women with HIV/AIDS face when seeking medical care and support services. Identifies areas where improvement can be made to enhance their access to quality care and information.

When social policy is health policy: why increasing poverty and low income threatens Canadians’ health and health care system

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English
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Online
Author: 
Dennis Raphael
Publisher: 
Canadian Review of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Illustrates the cardiovascular health threats posed to Canadian by increasing levels of poverty and low income. Link opens Word document.

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Includes bibliographical references.
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