5064.0 Health Services Research

Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 8:30 AM
This session explores topics in health services research in which disease has been demonstrated to effect patient behavior or in which demographic characteristics correlate with the receipt of services. This is part of the continued exploration of who receives health services and how the services affect people's lives.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the effect on influenza vaccination rates in the elderly of English language fluency. 2. List two effects of depression on spending rates in the elderly. 3. Describe the effect of cancer survivorship on employment.

8:30 AM
Long term employment effects of surviving cancer
John R. Moran, PhD, Pamela Farley Short, PhD and Christopher S. Hollenbeak, PhD
8:45 AM
Safety net utilization among a cohort of the uninsured in Nashville, TN: An examination of a program designed to increase healthcare access
Celia Larson, PhD, Clifton Meador, MD, Fonda Harris, MS, Bart Perkey, MS and William Paul, MD
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
Does English fluency affect ethnic disparities in influenza vaccination among the Medicare elderly during seasons with vaccine supply problems?
Byung-Kwang Yoo, Kevin Fiscella, MD, MPH, Nancy Bennett, MD, Megumi Kasajima, BS, Andrea Berry, BA, BS and Peter G. Szilagyi

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Gerontological Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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