By Howard Eng (auth.), Nancy J. Johnson, Lane P. Johnson (eds.)
The Care of the Uninsured in America
Edited through Nancy J. Johnson, El Rio neighborhood hospital, Tuscon, AZ
Lane P. Johnson, Arizona well-being technological know-how heart, Tucson, AZ
They earn an excessive amount of for Medicaid yet now not sufficient to find the money for a future health plan. Or their company rescinded their merits. Or they’re "not disabled adequate" for incapacity. a few forty five million humans have fallen during the cracks of America’s overall healthiness care process, and this loss of insurance impacts entry to assurance, timeliness of care—even lifestyles expectancy. The Care of the Uninsured in America offers a nuanced portrait of this extensive population—urban and rural, from generational poverty and the operating poor—while illuminating the present country of medical/dental coverage and the conditions that reason such a lot of to do with out. Its authors conceptualize loss of coverage as a wellbeing and fitness disparity (as are ethnicity, gender, age, etc.), and clarify its collective well-being effect and significant matters interested in supplying care.
In transparent, valuable prose, the book:
- Identifies subpopulations one of the uninsured (e.g., the mentally unwell, the homeless, individuals with HIV) and their particular care needs.
- Outlines precious talents and techniques for operating with uninsured sufferers, from healthiness promoting to cultural competency.
- Offers versions and case examples of cutting edge care programs.
- Reports on tools for bettering entry and help, together with coalition construction and overall healthiness info management.
- Describes medicine information courses: how they paintings and what they cost.
- Discusses power care and ailment administration one of the uninsured.
- Analyzes the common future health care debate and makes techniques.
The Care of the Uninsured in America will allure a large viewers between execs and graduate scholars in public and group health and wellbeing and overall healthiness coverage; clinicians and nurses who deal with the uninsured; directors and executives looking a deeper realizing of the procedure; and policymakers and analysts looking avenues for change.