Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 2S, P78-87 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0085 View full text
Jane G. Fort, Linda McClellan

Abstract: An important national health care effort is elimination of racial and ethnic disparities in six specific conditions: infant mortality, cancer screening and management, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, human immunodeficiency virus infection, and child and adult immunizations. To address this concern, several health entities in Nashville, Tennessee responded to a grant initiative from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop a Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) demonstrati…

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