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Overcoming barriers to health care access for medically underserved children

Redlener, Irwin E.

Many children in the United States face serious challenges in seeking appropriate medical care, including lack of insurance coverage, linguistic and social barriers, geographic isolation, and localized shortages of health personnel. This article reviews the New York Children's Health Project (NYCHP), outlining the planning and implementation of a mobile service delivery model for pediatric care that can be adopted to help underserved children elsewhere in the United States.

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Published In
Journal of Ambulatory Care Management
Volume
16
Issue
1
Pages
21 - 28
Academic Units
National Center for Disaster Preparedness
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