health care disparities in women
For the second component of the Session Long Project, please write a 2-3 page position paper addressing women’s health care issues as follows:
Describe a current health care policy designed to address health care disparities in women. Based on information from various articles on women’s health, has this policy met its stated objectives? Why or why not? Are there any disadvantages or limitations of this policy? How can these isses be overcome?
Salganicoff, A. (2007). Women’s health policy: Are the times really a-changing? Women’s Health Issues, 17, 274-276.
Nikiema, B., Haddad, S., & Potvin, L. (2012). Measuring women’s perceived ability to overcome barriers to healthcare seeking in burkina faso. BMC Public Health, 12(1), 147. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-147
Washington, D., Bean-Mayberry, B., Riopelle, D., & Yano, E. (2011). Access to care for women veterans: Delayed healthcare and unmet need. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 26, 655-61. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-011-1772-z
Additional Readings (Optional):
Parish, S., & Ellison-Martin, M. (2007). Health-care access of women medicaid recipients: evidence of disability-based disparities. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 18(2), 109-116.
Trivedi, A., Radowski, W., & Ayanian, J. (2008). Effect of cost sharing on screening mammography in medicare health plans. The New England Journal of Medicine. 358(4), 375.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (2008). Women’s Health. Retrieved from click here.
Kaiser Network.org (2008). Daily women’s health policy report. Retrieved from click here.
National Partnership for Women & Families. Health Care coverage. Retrieved from click here.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2008). Women’s Health Policy. Retrieved May from click here.