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Continuity in provider and site of care and preventive services receipt in an adult Medicaid population with physical disabilities

Susan M. Allen, Ph.D., Susan Wieland, Ph.D., Jane Griffin, M.P.H., Pedro Gozalo, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal,  October 2009 Volume 2, Issue 4, Pages 180–187 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2009.06.004 Abstract Background This study investigated the relationship between continuity of care (having one’s own doctor and a regular site of care), and receipt of preventive services in a population of […]

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Disability in two health care systems: Access, quality, satisfaction, and physician contacts among working-age Canadians and Americans with disabilities

Stephen P. Gulley, Ph.D., M.S.W., Barbara M. Altman, Ph.D. †Financial disclosure: Funds for these analyses were generously provided by contract with the National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NCHS/CDC). The findings and conclusions in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the […]

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Does race influence age of diagnosis for children with developmental delay?

Joshua R. Mann, M.D., M.P.H., Sarah Crawford, M.S., Lesly Wilson, Ph.D., O.T.R./L., Suzanne McDermott, Ph.D.† This project was funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Health and Disability Cooperative Agreement U59/CCU421834. Disability and Health Journal  July 2008 Volume 1, Issue 3, Pages 157–162 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.04.002 Abstract Background Early identification of developmental delay is important for ensuring […]

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Cost disparities in lung cancer treatment by disability status, sex, and race

Thomas N. Chirikos, Ph.D.∗, Richard G. Roetzheim, M.D., M.S.P.H., Ellen P. McCarthy, Ph.D., M.P.H., Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc. ∗Currently, Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA. Disability and Health Journal, April 2008 Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 108–115 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2008.01.004   Abstract Background The recent literature contains numerous reports of disparities in the […]

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