Young transgender adults often relocate to cities like San Francisco where they feel safer and have access to adequate health care, but the migration might place them at risk of homelessness, unemployment and racism, say University of Michigan researchers.
A new paper looks at patient experiences of discrimination in the US health system, finding that the types of discrimination a person can encounter in a health care setting varies, with 21% of non-institutionalized, English-speaking US adults experiencing discrimination while seeking medical care.
Telehealth involves providing services via remote technologies. Historically, behavioral health providers were relatively slow to adopt telehealth tools because of regulatory barriers. But the COVID-19 pandemic has changed that.
Marianne Udow-Phillips, MHSA ’78
The framers of the Affordable Care Act can be proud of many things the act has accomplished, from reducing the number of uninsured to assuring those with preexisting conditions are not excluded from coverage. Perhaps most significantly, the ACA has changed the way we think and the actual conversation we are having about health care coverage and care.
The pandemic has touched nearly all aspects of our lives, changing the look and feel of our traditions. But we didn’t lose any of the vitality and hope that go into a Michigan education, graduation, or school community.