Navigation Links
Minorities, Uninsured Less Likely to Receive Care at High-Volume Hospitals

Compared to white patients, black, Asian and Hispanic patients and those who are uninsured are less likely to undergo complex surgery at high-volume hospitals, which have been associated with better outcomes // , according to a study in the October 25 issue of JAMA.

Efforts to improve the quality of surgical care in the United States have led many organizations to advocate the use of high-volume hospitals for certain procedures, since a number of studies have reported of a direct volume-outcome relationship for certain procedures, with patients at high-volume hospitals consistently having better outcomes. It appears there are important differences in the racial and socioeconomic status of patients who receive care at high- and low-volume hospitals, according to background information in the article. These differences may affect the ability to access or receive care at a high-volume hospital.

Jerome H. Liu, M.D., M.S.H.S., of the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles, and colleagues conducted a study to determine whether the use of high-volume hospitals varies by race/ethnicity or insurance status in a broad population of patients undergoing complex surgical care. The researchers examined patient characteristics and use of high-volume hospitals across 10 hospital-based procedures with known volume-outcome relationships among Californians during a 5-year period (2000-2004), collecting data from California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development patient discharge database.

The procedures included elective abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, coronary artery bypass grafting, carotid endarterectomy, esophageal cancer resection, hip fracture repair, lung cancer resection, cardiac valve replacement, coronary angioplasty, pancreatic cancer resection, and total knee replacement.

According to this database, a total of 719,608 patients received 1 of the 10 operations. The research
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Uninsured People Turn To Free Clinics.
2. San Francisco Mayor Proposes An Alternate Plan For The Uninsured City Residents
3. Mexi-Plan by Health Net, Expected To Be a Boon for Uninsured Latinos
4. Lack Of Insurance Means Worse Care For Uninsured
5. AMA Supports Tax Penalty for Uninsured Americans
6. Study Finds ER Not Overburdened By Uninsured & Immigrants
7. Uninsured Often Receive Less Medical Care
8. Bush Signs Bill for Cancer Screening Program for Low-Income, Uninsured Women
9. Number of Uninsured in North Carolina on the Rise
10. Smokers to Be Taxed to Fund Healthcare for Uninsured
11. Likely reason which makes analgesics work against Alzheimers
Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/21/2015)... (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 Among parents ... their child’s dental health as fair or poor, according ... is not surprising, as a visit to the dentist ... The sensory overload from the strange smells, loud noises, ... looming; and the unpredictability of the whole process—not knowing ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015 The California Healthcare ... leading life sciences organizations, released the following statement ... California State Assembly Bill (AB) 463: , “As ... the development of treatments and cures for patients ... concerns regarding AB 463, the so-called Pharmaceutical Cost ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 AvePoint, ... and devices, today announced a new enhancement to ... new Microsoft Office 365 Management Activity API. This integration ... fully audit and take action on all events that ... new Office 365 Management Activity API provides customers with ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... Lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com has released a new blog post explaining ... SUVs. , SUVs are large vehicles that fare well ... and a smaller regular car shows that passengers from the ... SUV safer in crashes, but these large vehicles may be ... , It is now possible to find low cost car ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 Carinsurancehints.com has released ... and explaining their impact on auto insurance prices ... increase auto insurance prices. Clients should review their insurance ... can be bought under several forms. Some of the ... , rivers can compare online rates and find the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Autism Awareness Month: Dental Care Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder 2Health News:Autism Awareness Month: Dental Care Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder 3Health News:Autism Awareness Month: Dental Care Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder 4Health News:Autism Awareness Month: Dental Care Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder 5Health News:Autism Awareness Month: Dental Care Tips for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder 6Health News:California Healthcare Institute Statement on AB 463 2Health News:California Healthcare Institute Statement on AB 463 3Health News:AvePoint Integrates Microsoft Office 365 Management Activity API into DocAve Policy Enforcer for Proactive SharePoint Monitoring 2Health News:AvePoint Integrates Microsoft Office 365 Management Activity API into DocAve Policy Enforcer for Proactive SharePoint Monitoring 3Health News:Auto Insurance Quotes For SUVs Are Available Online 2Health News:Heavily Circulated Roads Can increase Auto Insurance Costs 2
... 3 Hong Ray Enterprises of,Shijiazhuang, China, the world,s ... of nitrile gloves, has notified Medline,Industries, Inc., and other ... that they will be unable to meet their normal,agreements ... supplier., "This disruption to supply will have a ...
... SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 3 From Midwest floods, to,wildfires ... and have cost dearly in life and livelihood. Many ... up in shelters, waiting for,their owners to claim them., ... also created a,deluge of painful lessons in disaster preparedness ...
... in Spanish . , ,Scientists of the University ... confirmed that stem cells from human umbilical cord blood can ... such as hepatitis, and therefore mean an effective alternative to ... shortly published in the renowned journal Cell Transplantation, ...
... 3 Senetek PLC (OTC,Bulletin Board: SNKTY), ... development,of technologies that target the science of ... License Agreement with Ardana Bioscience,Limited ("Ardana"). The ... and distribute Invicorp(R) in Europe and was ...
... CHICAGO, July 3 Rising Medical Solutions, Inc.,(Rising), ... has extended its offerings in California to include,Utilization ... Bill Review and,Medical Provider Network (MPN) services in ... a corporate wide effort to provide a full-service,managed ...
... for young athletes, , , THURSDAY, July 3 (HealthDay ... "Knocking the cobwebs loose." , Shop-worn sports cliches ... But new research suggests that high school football ... a concussion and managing the problem, although there,s ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Medline Receives Force Majeure Notice From Hong Ray Enterprises 2Health News:AVMA Collections Highlights Disaster Preparedness 2Health News:Stem cells from umbilical cord used in the treatment of hepatic diseases 2Health News:Senetek Announces Termination of Invicorp(R) License Agreement With Ardana Bioscience Limited 2Health News:Rising Medical Solutions, Inc. Expands Its California Managed Care Services to Include Utilization Review Program 2Health News:Playing It Safe With High School Sports 2Health News:Playing It Safe With High School Sports 3Health News:Playing It Safe With High School Sports 4
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015 Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) today ... Key results include: , Total revenues increased 11 ... million, with 12 percent product sales growth driven primarily ... EPOGEN ® (epoetin alfa), Sensipar ® (cinacalcet) ... exchange rates impacted total revenue and product sales growth ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 2015  CorTechs Labs, der führende ... des Hirnvolumens freut sich, eine Partnerschaft mit ... geben zu können. Die Unternehmen werden bei ... zusammenarbeiten, der die Identifizierung, Messung und Nachverfolgung ... multipler Sklerose als Ziel hat. ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015  Lincoln Computer Services has taken a proactive ... keep coming! LCS donated 10 laptops and carts to ... by Hebrew Home at Riverdale ... and Dad is a creative, non-pharmacological approach to Alzheimer,s ... sometimes agitated in the morning, start their day off ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 2Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 3Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 4Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 5Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 6Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 7Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 8Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 9Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 10Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 11Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 12Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 13Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 14Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 15Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 16Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 17Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 18Amgen's First Quarter 2015 Revenues Increased 11 Percent To $5.0 Billion And Adjusted Earnings Per Share (EPS) Increased 33 Percent To $2.48 19CorTechs Labs kündigt Partnerschaft für die Bereitstellung umfassender Lösungen zur Quantifizierung des Verlustes von Hirnvolumen bei multipler Sklerose an 2Lincoln Continues Support of the Community: Donates 10 Laptops for Alzheimer's Program 2
Inquire...
... A fixed pipette is ... a single volume. Fixed volume ... and advantages as other Finnpipette ... design, Super blow-out (1-40ul), Soft-touch ...
100L...
... A fixed pipette is ... a single volume. Fixed volume ... and advantages as other Finnpipette ... design, Super blow-out (1-40ul), Soft-touch ...
Medicine Products: