Access to Health Care: Older Adults
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Access to Health Care: Older Adults July 1997 (Vital and Health Statistics. Series 10, Data from the National Health Survey, No. 198) by Robin A. Cohen

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Published by Dept. of Health and H Ol and Prevention Nat .
Written in English


  • United States,
  • Statistics,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Statistics, Medical,
  • Health Care Delivery,
  • Health services accessibility,
  • Medical care,
  • Older people

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8225680M
ISBN 100840605293
ISBN 109780840605290

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  A recent European Union-commissioned study across several EU countries reported that the frail, medically complex older adults comprise one of the populations at risk of “falling through [the] safety net” of public health care coverage programmes, resulting in reduced access to quality health care (European Commission ). This study. As people age, their health needs tend to become more complex with a general trend towards declining capacity and the increased likelihood of having one or more chronic diseases. Health services are often designed to cure acute conditions or symptoms and tend to manage health issues in disconnected and fragmented ways, that lack coordination across care providers, settings and time. Bhumika Aggarwal [Opens in a new window], Given the paucity of data on the use of internet and quality of life (QoL), this literature review aimed to identify the motivations and barriers for internet use and the impact on QoL on older adults using the internet. Background: Even though older adults. Older adults with complex care needs want to live as independently as they can for as long as they can, and limit stress on family caregivers. Telehealth strategies offer the potential to improve access to care and the quality of care, while reducing strain on family caregivers. For health care.