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Health and health care utilization in later life

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Published by Baywood Pub. Co. in Amityville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Health and hygiene,
  • Older people -- Social conditions,
  • Older people -- Mental health,
  • Older people -- Social networks,
  • Older people -- Medical care

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Jon Hendricks.
    SeriesPerspectives on aging and human development series
    ContributionsHendricks, Jon, 1943-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA564.8 .H397 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1095846M
    ISBN 10089503168X
    LC Control Number94020403

    s, he pointed to the gap in utilization of medical care be - tween the poor and those with higher incomes. He also wrote on employment in the health care sector and the positive role it played during recessions, although he presciently warned that excessive growth would likely result in spiraling health care Size: KB. In this report, the committee considers utilization management as a set of techniques used by or on behalf of purchasers of health care benefits to manage health care costs by influencing patient care decision-making through case-by-case assessments of .

    Downloadable (with restrictions)! Empirical studies from developed countries observe that women report worse health and higher healthcare utilization than men, but the health disadvantage diminishes with age; gender differences in self-rated health often vanish or are reversed in older ages. Comparable assessments of health during later life from developing countries are limited Cited by:   Incentivizing Health Care Utilization and Health Outcomes (William H Dow, Justin S White, Health economics students, health economists, policymakers, private sector companies, A reference book with a guaranteed extended shelf life for both learners and doers." Agnes Soucat Director, Health Systems, Governance and Financing.

    One-Year Outcomes and Health Care Utilization in Survivors of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Article (PDF Available) in Archives of Internal Medicine (12) . To address whether there are health disparities in service utilization post-diagnosis, we propose to interview parents of diagnosed children quarterly for 1 to 2 years (depending on age at enrollment) to track the nature and frequency of services received, parent satisfaction with services, and barriers and enhancements to service.


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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: iv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm. Contents: Introduction: the picture of health: bringing human beings back in / Jon Hendricks --Physical and mental health in the later events, social support, and immune response in elderly individuals / William Alex McIntosh [and others] --Associations.

Roy, K. and A. Chaudhuri () ‘The Influence of Socioeconomic Status and Empowerment on Gender Differences in Health and Healthcare Utilization in Later Life: Evidence from India’, Social Science & Medicine, 66 (9), –Cited by: 3.

Health Insurance and Managed Care: What They Are and How They Work (formerly titled Managed Care: What It Is and How It Works) is a concise introduction to the foundations of the American managed health care system/5(10). Health status and need for health care to improve or maintain health are major determinants of health-care utilization.

Ideally, need should be the major determinant of healthcare utilization, but other factors clearly are involved, such as the ability to access care—including whether it is available, timely and convenient, and affordable.

Michael A. Morrisey, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where he has taught health insurance for more than 25 is the director of the UAB Lister Hill Center for Health Policy and holds appointments in several other UAB departments and centers/5(14).

Older adults use far more health care services than do younger groups. Although older adults vary greatly in terms of health status, the majority of them have at least one chronic condition that requires care. Older adults also vary in their demographic characteristics, which leads to differences in their demand for and utilization of health services.

Projections of the uti lization. Charlotte Feldman Muller (born ) is Professor Emerita of economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and Associate Director for economics at the International Leadership Center on Longevity and Society, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

She is an author of the book Health Care and Gender and numerous scientific articles. Among her research. Change over –07 in health care utilization and expenditures for illness/ injury in the two weeks prior to the survey 70 Change over –07 in probability of hospitalization and in File Size: 1MB.

Mainland China is one of the world’s most rapidly aging countries, and yet there is very limited literature on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) use in older individuals.

This study aimed to determine the national and provincial prevalence of TCM practitioner utilization in later life and associated factors. We used World Health Organization China Study on Global Aging and Author: Jessica Yi Han Aw, Vasoontara Sbirakos Yiengprugsawan, Cathy Honge Gong.

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In particular, by using the panel data, personal variables af. What are the Determinants of Health. Early childhood development is a determinant of health later in life.

Other determinants of health in turn also affect the development of children. Examining high-use populations in terms of health care utilization can be an effective way to target interventions tailored to specific groups such as. While we spend upwards of $ trillion a year for health care in the US, our longevity, infant and child mortality, and maternal mortality fall behind other countries.

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But in a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, commercially-insured adults were found to have visited primary care. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a disorder of glucose homeostasis characterized by hyperglycemia, the hallmark of metabolic abnormality.

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