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Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Context, Controversies, and SolutionsAuthor: Patti R. Rose
The new second edition of this forward-thinking text goes beyond the discussion of health disparities to highlight the importance of health equity. As the new title suggests, Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: Context, Controversies, and Solutions helps the reader understand key social justice issues relevant to health disparities with an eye to creating greater health equity – taking the reader from the classroom to the real world to implement new solutions.
Features and Benefits
Two new chapters: one on the impact of urban education on urban health (Ch 4) and another covering the elderly and health equity (Ch 10)
Updated and enhanced coverage on men’s health, demographic data, the importance of cultural proficiency, maternal mortality and Black women, and much more.
Current trends and movements, including the role of social media in the provision of health care information for improved health literacy; mass incarceration and criminal justice reform; and new efforts toward resolving health disparities.
Case studies and problems engage students in thinking about health disparities/equity and diversity issues and prompt them to consider possible solution
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Health Disparities: The Meaning and a Historical Overview
Chapter 3 The Extent of the Health Status Gap and Why It Has Not Been Closed
Chapter 4 Understanding the Impact of Urban Education on Urban Health
Chapter 5 Health Disparities by the Numbers and Obamacare
Chapter 6 Health Disparities in Urban Communities: The Issues, Concerns, and Solutions
Chapter 7 Health Disparities in Rural Communities
Chapter 8 Women and Health Disparities: Specific Issues, Concerns, and Solutions
Chapter 9 Health Disparities and the Impact on the Lives of Children: Issues, Concerns, and Solutions
Chapter 10 The Elderly and Health Equity
Chapter 11 The Future of Health Disparities and Diversity: Recommendations Toward Solutions
Chapter 12 Case Studies and Health Disparities
Chapter 13 What Is Diversity and Who Defines It?
Chapter 14 Diversity in Health Care: Making It Happen and Sustaining It
Chapter 15 Cultural Competence Versus Diversity: Why Cultural Competence Also Matters
Chapter 16 Case Studies and Diversity
Chapter 17 Closing the Health Status Gap: A Spiritual Approach Toward Resolution
Appendix I The National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (The National CLAS Standards)
Appendix II Cultural Competence Assessment Survey: Executive Team and Management
Appendix III Cultural Competence Assessment Survey: Staff
Appendix IV Cultural Competence Assessment Survey: Health Professionals
Appendix V Sample Components of a Diversity Plan
Appendix VI Cultural Competence Plan
Appendix VII Abbreviations
Appendix VIII Durant’s Model for Diversity and Inclusion
Appendix IX Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Diversity Portfolios
Appendix X Resources: Healthcare Academic Program Accreditation Organizations
Appendix XI University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Pipeline Into Medical School
Appendix XI Suggested Readings
Appendix XIII Racial and Ethnic Data for Students of Color in Veterinary Medicine
Appendix XIV Men’s Health
Appendix XV First Step Act (H.R. 5682)