News tagged with uninsured patients

Free clinics fill gaps in health safety net, survey finds

Free clinics across the U.S. provide care to about 1.8 million mostly uninsured patients annually and the majority of clinics receive no government support, according to the first comprehensive survey of all known free clinics ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Health
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Uninsured more likely to die after trauma

Americans without health insurance appear more likely to die following admission to the hospital for trauma than those with health care coverage, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Surgery.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Health
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A need for leadership in primary care

Community health centers have become the centerpiece of the nation's efforts to provide access to primary care for all and therefore experience a greater need for primary care providers, who already are in short supply. According ...

dateSep 30, 2009 in Health
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