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To determine whether pairing self-sampling for HPV with community health workers (CHWs) is a culturally acceptable method for cervical cancer screening among Haitian immigrant women residing in Little Haiti, the predominately Haitian neighborhood in Miami, FL. As part of a larger, ongoing community-based participatory research (CBPR) initiative in Little(More)
Community Health Centers (CHCs) are the nation's primary care safety net for vulnerable populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, immigrants, migrant workers, and those who are uninsured. Women from such population sub-groups contribute disproportionately to cervical cancer incidence, morbidity, and mortality due, in large part, to the(More)
CONTEXT Approximately 2.7 million people in the United States currently live with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, and many are unaware that they have the disease. Community health centers (CHCs) serve as the primary care safety net for more than 22 million patients who are at risk for health inequities and represent an important frontline(More)
The positive health effects of owner-occupation, compared to renting, are well documented. But home ownership is itself heterogeneous, as is the health profile of its incumbents, and this is less well recognised. Drawing from a mixed-methods study, which includes 150 qualitative interviews with a cross-section of UK mortgage holders, this paper examines the(More)
BACKGROUND Patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures have been used widely to screen for depression, anxiety, and symptoms in cancer patients. Computer-based applications that collect patients' responses and transfer them to the treating health professional in real time have the potential to improve patient well-being and cancer outcomes. OBJECTIVE This(More)
BACKGROUND Antimicrobial resistance is a growing, global public health crisis, due in large part to the overuse and misuse of antibiotics. Understanding medication allergy data and allergy reactions that are documented in electronic health records (EHRs) can help to identify opportunities to improve the quality of documentation of beta-lactam allergies,(More)
The objective of this study was to investigate if electronic patient records have utility in dental school strategic planning. Electronic health records (EHRs) have been used by all predoctoral students and faculty members at Nova Southeastern University's College of Dental Medicine (NSU-CDM) since 2006. The study analyzed patient demographic and caries(More)
InMarch 2011, a medical officer working in a metropolitan New South Wales (NSW) neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) was diagnosed with active pulmonary tuberculosis (TB).Hehad immigrated toAustralia froma high-incidence country 2 years earlier with negative pre-immigration screening. Occupational TB screening prior to commencing employment at the hospital,(More)
This paper demonstrates the use of historical Geographic Information Systems (historical GIS) to investigate live music in Sydney and Melbourne. It describes the creation of a tailored historical geodatabase built from samples of gig listings (comprising dates, locations, and performer names), and how this historical geodatabase offers insight into the(More)
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