2 edition of Delivery of health care services to the poor found in the catalog.
Delivery of health care services to the poor
James C. Stewart
by Center for Social Work Research, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Texas in Austin
Written in English
Bibliography: p. -71.
|Statement||James C. Stewart, Lottie Lee Crafton.|
|Series||Human services monograph series ;, monograph #1|
|Contributions||Crafton, Lottie Lee, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||RA418 .S82|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 71 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||75004344|
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Introduction. Delivery of quality health care is a constitutional obligation in South Africa (Stuckler, Basu & Mckee ).Government has therefore introduced numerous developments and programmes to improve health care, efficiency, safety and quality of delivery and access for all users (Mogashoa & Pelser ), and there have been major changes in health policy and legislation to Cited by: Integrated health services encompasses the management and delivery of quality and safe health services so that people receive a continuum of health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment, disease-management, rehabilitation and palliative care services, through the different levels and sites of care within the health system, and.
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In a new report on the subject, the World Health Organization and partners cited problems with delivering quality health care across all Member States. The finding is important because, although nations have committed to providing universal health coverage bythe outcome “would still be poor” without the delivery of effective care, WHO says.
Healthcare behind bars is so poor in some prisons that offenders die because staff do not respond properly to medical emergencies, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) says. Reducing the direct cost of care at the point of service, e.g. through reducing/abolishing user fees for the poor or expanding health insurance to the poor (including coverage, depth and breadth).
Increasing efficiency of care to reduce total consumption of care, e.g. by limiting “irrational drug prescribing,” strengthening the referral. Health Care Inequality Facts and Figures. Between and38% of those in households making less than $22, a year reported being in poor or fair health.
Only 12% in households making more than $47, a year reported being in poor to fair health. This was true even when both groups were covered by insurance. Improving access to health care services depends in part on ensuring that people have a usual and ongoing source of care (that is, a provider or facility where one regularly receives care).
People with a usual source of care have better health outcomes, fewer disparities, and lower costs. 7, 8, 9, Access to healthcare services, especially for the poor, is still severely constrained by expensive, inadequate or non-existent transport, by serious shortages with regard to medicines, emergency transport and long waiting times at clinics and other healthcare service facilities.
Delivery of Healthcare Services Service delivery is the part of a health system where patients receive the treatment and supplies they are entitled to. All the other parts of the health system examined in this map support the delivery of healthcare services and, as a result, corruption in these other areas will indirectly impact on the quality.
To improve care delivery and achieve the Triple Aim of better care, better health and lower costs, hospitals and healthcare providers should implement several key principles, according to a. Impact of poor care on the service users- The health care service organisations must have thevast impact on the service users.
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Health care assistance for the poor, past and present A brief history of major efforts to provide health care to the poor since is shown in the box on this page.3 Two themes are apparent when examining the last century of health care assistance for the poor. First, there has been a preference for state rather than federal control of how health.
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A health system that violates patients’ rights to access health care. During the apartheid era, disproportionate resource allocation policies by the state at a systemic level resulted in poor-quality and inferior services being available to black people.
Healthcare services were not spared the discriminatory constraints of apartheid rule. Poverty and Access to Health Care in Developing Countries DAVID H. PETERS,a ANU GARG,a GERRY BLOOM,b DAMIAN G. WALKER,a WILLIAM R. BRIEGER, aAND M. HAFIZUR RAHMAN aJohns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA bInstitute of Development Studies, Sussex, United Kingdom People in poor countries tend to have less access to health services.
“In any case, seeing care for certain groups as an excessive cost reflects an arguably perverse way of thinking about health care in terms of human need.
In other words, care for the sick is an economic burden only in health care systems where profit is the bottom line and public services are underfunded and politically unsupported - that is. Underutilization of health care services has also been cited as a major factor contributing to the delivery of poor-quality health care service that can lead to detrimental outcomes associated with functional status and quality of life and may also result in premature death.The SAHRC has received many complaints with regard to poor service delivery in the public health care system in all provinces in South Africa.
These complaints point to the lamentable state of many public hospitals in the country due to many factors, including a shortage of trained health care workers, a .She established the hospital that eventually expanded into today's Providence Health & Services, an $ billion health care system with facilities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California and Montana.
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, local governments – often counties – began to open public hospitals, designed to serve the poor.