Analysis identifies disparities in pediatric primary care accessibility in multiple states

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During an invited presentation titled "Quantifying Disparities in Accessibility and Availability of Pediatric Primary Care with Implications for Policy Making," ISyE’s Nicoleta Serban said the study shows disparities in wait times for pediatric primary ca

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During an invited presentation titled "Quantifying Disparities in Accessibility and Availability of Pediatric Primary Care with Implications for Policy Making," ISyE’s Nicoleta Serban said the study shows disparities in wait times for pediatric primary care are not as significant as the disparities in travel distance.

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During an invited presentation titled "Quantifying Disparities in Accessibility and Availability of Pediatric Primary Care with Implications for Policy Making," ISyE’s Nicoleta Serban said the study shows disparities in wait times for pediatric primary care are not as significant as the disparities in travel distance. It also shows both rural and urban communities are in need of improvements in accessibility or travel distance for publicly insured children, although at varying levels across states.  Read more:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/08/150810110632.htm

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H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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analysis of disparities, Georgia Tech, health, health care, isye, nicoleta serban, pediatric care, Stewart School of Industiral & Systems Engineering
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  • Created By: Barbara Christopher
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  • Created On: Aug 12, 2015 - 4:49am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:19pm