3106.0 Care Giving and Medical Care Accessibility

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session looks at the complex dynamics of caregiving and and access to care. It explores planning and policies that afford requisite support services.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to Describe the function of Adult Day Care programs in therapeutic, medical, social and respite services in communities. Identify what steps could be taken to reduce the frequency of ER visits. Describe the key facilitators and challenges to implementing and sustaining health information exchange.

Assessing Barriers to Utilization of Adult Day Care Centers in a Rural County
Derek Huang, William Ares, Michael Hart, Laurel Karian, Maria Michael, Auna Otts, Donna Lafromboise-Perretta, Jill Jemison and Jan K. Carney, MD MPH
Examining the Multiple Roles of Cancer Caregivers: Under the Support Services Radar Screen
Maghboeba Mosavel, PhD, Catherine Oakar, BA and Kimberly Sanders, MPA
Differences in accessibility spatial measures: Implications for community strategy
Lara Jaskiewicz, PhD, MBA, MPH and Daniel Swartzman, JD, MPH
Factors leading to increased frequency of ER visits among uninsured patients with an established medical home
Varadan Sevilimedu, Richard Dent, MD, Robert Vogel and Miriam Rittenmeyer

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Social Work

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