Posted on Monday, January 25, 2021
A study conducted by researcher at John Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, 70% of people described differences in access outcomes to hospice and palliative care by ethnicity, race or socioeconomic status.
“According to the study authors, a main objective was to highlight the range of sociodemographic groups affected by inequitable hospice and palliative care access. The research examined disparities across five domains of access, with 60% of studies emphasizing acceptability, affordability and appropriateness as primary barrier points. Other domains included approachability and availability of these services.”
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