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Hispanic health care

today"s shame, tomorrow"s crisis : joint hearing before the Select Committee on Aging and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, September 19, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hispanic Americans -- Medical care.,
  • Older Hispanic Americans -- Medical care.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCongressional Hispanic Caucus (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A3 1991b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1305209M
    ISBN 100160374456
    LC Control Number92172486

    Health Promotion Among the Hispanic Population Education needs to be prioritized in these communities, including health care education. In , one-fifth of all new cases of HIV were Hispanics, which is three times higher than for non-Hispanic cases (CDC, ). Access to health care is a much-needed resource. These health data are derived from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), a landmark study that enrolled ab Hispanic/Latino adults living in San Diego, Chicago, Miami, and the Bronx, N.Y., who self-identified with Central American, Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Puerto Rican, or South American origins.

    women are innate nurturers and often put aside their own health concerns and problems in order to assist other family members in need. Stereotypically perceived as playing a somewhat submissive role, surprisingly, Hispanic women are usually in charge when it relates to medical care concerns. In this specific case, the usual male authority figure. Hispanic/Latino older adults is designed to introduce health care trainees to important issues in the care of older Americans from Hispanic/Latino backgrounds. Included are: • Explanations of the terms used to describe the populations • Demographic data and sources of data available • A review of mortality and morbidity data.

    An introduction to Culturally Competent Care for Hispanic Patients. The material in this section is part of a larger project by the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics on culturally competent care; that is, health care that is sensitive to the differing values and needs of cultural subgroups within our pluralistic society.   A Pew Hispanic Center study found that half of the Latinos who did not seek medical care had a high-school education, a third were American-born, and 45 percent had health .


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Hispanic health care by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Download PDF EPUB FB2

We have chosen today's Hispanic youth as a major focus because their health has enormous implications for the future health and health care needs of all Americans. MORTALITY As Table shows, Hispanics in the United States have lower age-adjusted mortality rates than both non-Hispanic whites and non-Hispanic blacks (Arias, Anderson, Hsiang Cited by:   A significant share of Hispanic adults who lack a regular health care provider are native born, have a high school diploma, speak English and have health insurance.

50 percent of those with no usual health care provider are at least high school graduates. 30 percent of those with no usual health care provider were born in the United States. Federal government is. Helping eligible Hispanics get insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act.

Working to build capacity in communities to use community health workers (promotores de salud) to help improve the health of Hispanic ging existing programs to improve community health services and access to preventive care.

Hispanic Health Care International is at the forefront of addressing health-related issues affecting Hispanic and Latino/a populations.

This peer-reviewed journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for discussing current and cutting-edge topics in clinical practice, education, global health, research, policy, and technology affecting Hispanic and Latino/a populations in the United States and.

Hispanic health is often shaped by factors such as language/cultural barriers, lack of access to preventive care, and the lack of health insurance. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has cited some of the leading causes of illness and death among Hispanics, which include heart disease, cancer, unintentional injuries (accidents.

Hispanics are the largest minority group in the USA. They contribute to the economy, cultural diversity, and health of the nation. Assessing their health status and health needs is key to inform health policy formulation and program implementation.

To this end, Hispanic health care book conducted a scoping review of the literature and national statistics on Hispanic health in the USA using a modified social. Health Care Institutions The specific characteristics of health care institutions and systems that affect racial and ethnic differences in care require attention.

Financial, structural, and institutional factors need consideration, taking into account features of medical procedures, such as their cost, and the degree to which medical consensus. Latinx/Hispanic people are more likely to seek help for a mental health disorder from a primary care provider (10 percent) than a mental health specialist (5 percent).

Poor communication with health care providers is often an issue. There is a shortage of bilingual or Spanish speaking mental health. But socio-economic obstacles make it difficult for Latinos to access quality care. Hispanic Federation has taken a national leadership role in raising awareness of Latino health disparities and promoting strategies to improve Latino health as well as increasing Latinos’ access to.

Nearly a third of adults under 65 in Texas lack health insurance, the worst uninsured rate in the country, and more than 60 percent of those without health insurance in the state are Hispanic. This infographic provides data on the current status of health and health care for Hispanics, including measures of their health coverage, health access and use, and health outcomes.

Hispanics and Health Care Despite their economic success in the United States and the $49 billion they spend each year on health care, Hispanic Americans nevertheless make up a large proportion of 40 million-plus Americans who currently lack health insurance.5'7.

Disseminate research findings and policy perspectives on Hispanic/Latino health care. Provide an interdisciplinary forum to analyze and evaluate the current and future health care needs of the Hispanic/Latino community. Examine barriers to the delivery of health services to Hispanic/Latino.

These barriers are exacerbated by increasing health care costs as well as the increasing use of managed care. However, although access to medical care is of great importance to all individuals in our society, access to institutional medical care is not, by itself, sufficient to address the needs of the Hispanic population.

This will contribute to the mission of the National Hispanic Medical Association, which is, “empowering Hispanic physicians to lead efforts to improve the health of Hispanic and other underserved populations in collaboration with Hispanic state medical societies, residents, and medical students, and other public and private sector partners”.

The Latino Patient is a very lucid summary of the principles of cultural competence that should be understood by every health care provider who serves Latino patients. Nilda Chong has distilled her years of experience in working with these patients to produce a work that is both informative and a pleasure to read.―/5(18).

about good health habits can be easily achieved in a cost-efficient manner. Emphasize cultural diversity within the Hispanic population when conducting health assessments and promotion activities. Subgroups of the Hispanic population such as Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and Cubans differ in their lifestyles, health beliefs, and health practices.

Hispanic Health Care International (HHCI) is the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. This peer-reviewed journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of information for clinical practice, education, research, and policy on issues concerning Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States.

The coronavirus has exposed racial fractures in the U.S. health care system, as Black, Hispanic and Native Americans have been hospitalized and killed by. Nearly 6 in 10 Hispanic adults have had a difficult time communicating with a health care provider because of a language or cultural barrier, and when they do they often turn to outside sources for help, according to a new study conducted by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

The survey finds that half of those who have faced those barriers turned to a family member. Black and Hispanic children are impacted more severely by coronavirus, with higher case rates, hospitalizations and virus-related complications, according to .This Hispanic Health Care chartbook is part of a family of documents and tools that support the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report (QDR).The QDR includes annual reports to Congress mandated in the Healthcare Research and Quality Act of (P.L.

).Children's Hispanic & Latino Books. of over 2, results for Books: Children's Books: Geography & Cultures: Multicultural Stories: Hispanic & Latino.

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