Uninsured in America Updated

Based on interviews with 120 uninsured men and women and dozens of medical providers, policymakers, and advocates from around the nation, this book takes a fresh look at one of the most important social issues facing the United States today ...

Uninsured in America  Updated

Uninsured in America goes to the heart of why more than forty million Americans are falling through the cracks in the health care system, and what it means for society as a whole when so many people suffer the consequences of inadequate medical care. Based on interviews with 120 uninsured men and women and dozens of medical providers, policymakers, and advocates from around the nation, this book takes a fresh look at one of the most important social issues facing the United States today. A new afterword updates the stories of many of the people who are so memorably presented here.

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Uninsured in America, Updated
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Susan Sered, Rushika Fernandopulle
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-16 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Uninsured in America goes to the heart of why more than forty million Americans are falling through the cracks in the health care system, and what it means for society as a whole when so many people suffer the consequences of inadequate medical care. Based on interviews with 120 uninsured
The Care of the Uninsured in America
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Nancy J. Johnson, Lane P. Johnson
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-27 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

As Dr. Cullen’s chapter on information technology points out, what is required is not just a new electronic system that follows the patients, but a new language that creates and defines a system that can appropriately care for the patient. What we design for the complexities of caring for the
Vulnerable Populations in the United States
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Leiyu Shi, Gregory D. Stevens
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-10 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

An in-depth look at disparities in health and health care, fully updated for 2021 Vulnerable Populations in the United States, 3rd Edition provides a general framework for studying vulnerable populations and summarizes major health and health care disparities by race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health insurance coverage. This updated contains the
The Uninsured in the United States
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: David Mikkelsen, Sandra Olsen
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Nova Biomedical Books

The total U.S. civilian non-institutionalized population in 2009 was estimated to be slightly more than 301 million, of whom 15.1 per cent or 45.5 million, were estimated by the American Community Survey to be without health insurance or uninsured. The uninsured are far more likely than those with health insurance
Hidden Costs, Value Lost
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Care Services, Committee on the Consequences of Uninsurance
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-06-19 - Publisher: National Academies Press

Hidden Cost, Value Lost, the fifth of a series of six books on the consequences of uninsurance in the United States, illustrates some of the economic and social losses to the country of maintaining so many people without health insurance. The book explores the potential economic and societal benefits that