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October 06, 2014

Stigma Can Hinder Access to Health Care for the Poor

In a study of 574 low-income adults, many felt stigmatized when receiving medical care. This stigma was most often the result of interactions with clinicians that felt demeaning, rather than an internalized sense of shame related to receiving public insurance or charity care.

March 20, 2012

How Cost-Effective Are U.S. Cancer Prevention Services?

Prevention is better than cure; however, when it comes to screening for cancer new research shows that U.S. health services are not as cost-effective as international, and publically run, counterparts. The research, published in The Milbank Quarterly, compares U.S. screening services to screening in the Netherlands and found that while three to four times more screening took place in the United States, the rates of mortality were similar.

March 24, 2010

Massachusetts Health Care Reform Reviewed As a Model for National Plan

New Legislation Mirrors 2006 Massachusetts Reform