TITLE

Minorities with heart failure less likely to use hospice

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Apr2010, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study on hospice care usage of black and Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries led by Dr. Jane L. Givens and colleagues from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as reported in the March 8, 2010 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine." The study revealed that blacks diagnosed with heart failure were unlikely to receive hospice care than whites. It adds that aside from sociodemographic factor, cultural values may contribute to blacks' differences on hospice care use.
ACCESSION #
49242642

 

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