Health Inequities / Political Economy of Health: Reports
This guide reviews resources materials dealing with the political economy of health and medicine in the U.S and globally. Health disparities: “population-specific differences in the presence of disease, health outcomes, or access to health care"
"Healthcare quality" measures trends in effectiveness of care, patient safety, timeliness of care, care coordination & efficiency of care. Note the "Access to Healthcare" chapter. "Healthcare Disparities" summarizes quality & access to health care among various racial, ethnic, & income groups.
DiversityData has a new look and new data! DiversityData now provides a wide range of metropolitan quality of life indicators based on metropolitan areas as defined by the Office of Management and Budget as of June, 2003.
Annual report from the World Health organization. The World Health Report presents data and discussion on health status throughout the world, showing the disparities between developed and developing nations.