Organisational efforts to improve quality while reducing healthcare disparities: the case of breast cancer screening among Arab women in Israel.

@article{WilfMiron2010OrganisationalET,
  title={Organisational efforts to improve quality while reducing healthcare disparities: the case of breast cancer screening among Arab women in Israel.},
  author={Rachel Wilf-Miron and N. V. Galaĭ and Amal Gabali and Irene Lewinhoff and Orna Shem Tov and Omri Lernau and Joshua Shemer},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={
          e36
        }
}
OBJECTIVES (1) To improve quality and equity by increasing utilisation of mammography screening among Israeli Arab women. (2) To explore effectiveness of designing interventions with a combined top-down and bottom-up approach. DESIGN Retrospective study at two periods of time: 2004--intervention's preliminary stages; 2005--intervention's implementation. SETTING Maccabi Healthcare Services (MHS), an Israeli health plan serving 1.7 million members at study period; 7% of them are Arabs by 139… CONTINUE READING

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