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Barriers to Health Care for People with Disabilities and Practice Administrators’ Knowledge of the ADA: Nevada Compared with the Nation
Interdisciplinary Research Scholarship Day
  • Jennifer Pharr, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Michelle Chino, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Location
UNLV Moyer Student Union 208
Start Date
16-4-2013 12:30 PM
End Date
16-4-2013 2:30 PM
Description
The purpose of this study was to determine if the number of barriers reported in the clinics could be predicted by characteristics of the administrators orcharacteristics of the practice.To increase accessibility to health care, interventions should focus on practices located in buildings built before 1993, practices with administrators who are younger and have limited experience as administrators, administrators with low levels of ADA knowledge and practices with smaller number of patients.
Keywords
  • Health facilities – Barrier-free design,
  • People with disabilities – Medical care
Language
English
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Citation Information
Jennifer Pharr and Michelle Chino. "Barriers to Health Care for People with Disabilities and Practice Administrators’ Knowledge of the ADA: Nevada Compared with the Nation" (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jennifer_pharr/11/