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Field hearing on access to health care

hearing before the Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, hearing held in Chicago, IL, November 16, 1991.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical care -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
    • Hospitals -- Illinois -- Chicago.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E347 1991f
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 222 p. :
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1305815M
      ISBN 100160374758
      LC Control Number92173490
      OCLC/WorldCa25621311


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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, Entry into the hearing health care system can occur by multiple pathways (audiologists, hearing instrument specialists, otolaryngologists, primary care providers, self service, and others) (see Box ).

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Improving hearing health care for adults in the United States is an urgent public health problem, and contributing to solutions is a priority for the NIDCD. Approximately 15 percent of American adults, or million people, report some degree of hearing loss. For many of these individuals, assistive technologies such as hearing aids could significantly improve their quality.

Improved Patient Care. Technology has placed at the disposal of the healthcare community various potent tools to improve patient care. Since EHRs are easily available to physicians, they can access complete medical histories of patients and make the most well-considered medical decisions.

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The majority of persons under age 65 have coverage. Deaf people have poorer health and use health care services differently than do hearing people. 1, 2 The reasons for this are unclear. Deaf people continue to report difficulties accessing health care even in the years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of (ADA).

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Individuals whose language is American Sign Language (ASL) or another sign language are often denied access to the health care system because most providers do not provide adequate communication access. Ma - Just as each generation expresses its own unique preferences for fashion and music, patients express different preferences for patient engagement based on their age and life experiences.

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