Healthcare Access

Construction and validation of the Outpatient Health Care Usability Profile (OHCUP)

Charles E. Drum, M.P.A., J.D., Ph.D., Willi Horner-Johnson, Ph.D., Emily S. Walsh, M.P.H. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.08.001 Disability and Health Journal, October 2012 Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 292–297  Abstract Background The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires health care facilities to provide equal access to patents with disabilities. Yet, people with disabilities experience many access barriers. Objective/hypothesis To […]

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Physical accessibility in primary health care settings: Results from California on-site reviews

This research was presented at the American Public Health Association (November 2010) and the Society for Social Work and Research (January 2011). Nancy R. Mudrick, M.S.W., Ph.D., Mary Lou Breslin, M.A., Mengke Liang, M.S.W., Silvia Yee, M.A., L.L.B. Published Online: May 28, 2012 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2012.02.002   Abstract Background People with disabilities report physical barriers in […]

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“He only takes those type of patients on certain days”: Specialty care access for children with special health care needs

Rebecca Feinstein Winitzer, M.S., M.S.W., Joanna Bisgaier, M.S.W., Ph.D., Colleen Grogan, Ph.D., Karin Rhodes, M.D., M.S. Disability and Health Journal Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 26–33, January 2012DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2011.10.002   Abstract Background Expansions to public and private coverage opportunities under the Affordable Care Act and the Children’s Health Insurance Program are meant to provide greater access […]

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Uninsured persons with disability confront substantial barriers to health care services

Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., Austin B. Frakt, Ph.D., Steven D. Pizer, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 238–244, October 2011   Abstract Background Despite social “safety net” programs, many U.S. residents with disabilities lack insurance coverage and thus risk financial barriers to accessing care. The study objectives were to characterize working-age adults […]

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