HPR41 Did Affordable Care Act Decrease the Uninsured Rate Among Hispanic Patients Newly Diagnosed with Cancer in Texas?
This study evaluated the effect of ACA on the uninsured rate among the Hispanic cancer patients in Texas, which did not implement the Medicaid expansion. (Source: Value in Health)
Source: Value in Health - June 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: M Zakeri, SS Sansgiry, JD Thornton Source Type: research

Patient satisfaction scores in adults with psoriasis
In conclusion, psoriasis diagnosis was not associated with difference in satisfaction. However, lower-income adults with public or no insurance and multimorbidity had lower satisfaction. Moreover, specialist consultation was associated with higher sat isfaction. Multidisciplinary and increased healthcare access are needed to optimize patient satisfaction. (Source: Archives of Dermatological Research)
Source: Archives of Dermatological Research - June 24, 2022 Category: Dermatology Source Type: research

QuickStats: Percentage* of Uninsured Adults Aged 18-64 Years, < sup > † < /sup > by Race and Selected Hispanic < sup > § < /sup > Origin Subgroup - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019-2020
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022 Jun 24;71(25):834. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3.NO ABSTRACTPMID:35737576 | DOI:10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3 (Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl...)
Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl... - June 23, 2022 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

QuickStats: Percentage* of Uninsured Adults Aged 18-64 Years, < sup > † < /sup > by Race and Selected Hispanic < sup > § < /sup > Origin Subgroup - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019-2020
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022 Jun 24;71(25):834. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3.NO ABSTRACTPMID:35737576 | DOI:10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3 (Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl...)
Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl... - June 23, 2022 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

QuickStats: Percentage* of Uninsured Adults Aged 18-64 Years, < sup > † < /sup > by Race and Selected Hispanic < sup > § < /sup > Origin Subgroup - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019-2020
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2022 Jun 24;71(25):834. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3.NO ABSTRACTPMID:35737576 | DOI:10.15585/mmwr.mm7125a3 (Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl...)
Source: MMWR Morb Mortal Wkl... - June 23, 2022 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Tackling Overdose Epidemic Will Require Addressing Disparities in SUD Prevention, Care
Despite efforts to address the epidemic of deaths from drug overdose in the United States, drug-overdose deaths are rising faster in Black, Latinx, and American Indian and Alaska Native populations than in the White population.“Numerous trials have documented the efficacy of medications for opioid use disorder and other SUD interventions. But such treatments are often less available to members of historically marginalized groups than to White patients,” noted Carlos Blanco, M.D., Ph.D., of the National Institute on Dr ug Abuse (NIDA), Elisabeth U. Kato, M.D., M.R.P., of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a...
Source: Psychiatr News - June 21, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Alaska Native American Indian black data collection disparities Latinx New England Journal of Medicine opioids research social determinants of health substance use disorders Source Type: research

Evolving Trends in the Management of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
CONCLUSIONS: The use of deferred treatment among men with low-risk prostate cancer increased significantly from 2010 to 2017. However, patients who were black, low-income, and not privately insured experienced smaller increases in deferred treatment. Interventions to increase uptake in these groups present opportunities to improve quality of care.PMID:35701333 | DOI:10.1016/j.clgc.2022.05.004 (Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer)
Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Michael Tzeng Spyridon P Basourakos Meenakshi Davuluri Himanshu Nagar Ashwin Ramaswamy Emily Cheng Gina DeMeo Jim C Hu Source Type: research

Evolving Trends in the Management of Low-Risk Prostate Cancer
CONCLUSIONS: The use of deferred treatment among men with low-risk prostate cancer increased significantly from 2010 to 2017. However, patients who were black, low-income, and not privately insured experienced smaller increases in deferred treatment. Interventions to increase uptake in these groups present opportunities to improve quality of care.PMID:35701333 | DOI:10.1016/j.clgc.2022.05.004 (Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer)
Source: Clinical Prostate Cancer - June 14, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Michael Tzeng Spyridon P Basourakos Meenakshi Davuluri Himanshu Nagar Ashwin Ramaswamy Emily Cheng Gina DeMeo Jim C Hu Source Type: research

Changes in Patient Characteristics and Practice Outcomes of a Tele-Urgent Care Clinic Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Expansions
CONCLUSIONS: COVID-19 policy expansions expanded telehealth utilization among at-risk populations such as senior, uninsured, and rural patients while decompressing hospitals and emergency rooms and maintaining positive patient experiences. Further regulations are needed around virtual visits unintended consequences, software certification, and guidelines for workforce training.PMID:35692856 | PMC:PMC9123528 (Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management)
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management - June 13, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Saif Khairat Yuxiao Yao Cameron Coleman Philip McDaniel Barbara Edson Christopher M Shea Source Type: research

Racial Disparities in Time to Treatment Persist in the Setting of a Comprehensive Breast Center
CONCLUSION: Racial or ethnic minority groups have significant delays in treatment even when receiving care at a comprehensive breast center. Influential factors include insurance delays and necessity of additional pretreatment work-up. Specific policies are needed to address system barriers in treatment access.PMID:35697955 | DOI:10.1245/s10434-022-11971-w (Source: Ann Oncol)
Source: Ann Oncol - June 13, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Shruti Zaveri Daniella Nevid Meng Ru Erin Moshier Kereeti Pisapati Sylvia A Reyes Elisa Port Anya Romanoff Source Type: research

Changes in Patient Characteristics and Practice Outcomes of a Tele-Urgent Care Clinic Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Policy Expansions
CONCLUSIONS: COVID-19 policy expansions expanded telehealth utilization among at-risk populations such as senior, uninsured, and rural patients while decompressing hospitals and emergency rooms and maintaining positive patient experiences. Further regulations are needed around virtual visits unintended consequences, software certification, and guidelines for workforce training.PMID:35692856 | PMC:PMC9123528 (Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management)
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management - June 13, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Saif Khairat Yuxiao Yao Cameron Coleman Philip McDaniel Barbara Edson Christopher M Shea Source Type: research