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Social networks and access to health care among Mexican-Americans

Carole Roan Gresenz

Social networks and access to health care among Mexican-Americans

by Carole Roan Gresenz

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans -- Health and hygiene -- Social aspects,
  • Social networks -- Health aspects -- United States,
  • Social medicine -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarole Roan Gresenz, Jeannette Rogowski, José J. Escarce.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 13460., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 13460.
    ContributionsRogowski, Jeannette A., Escarce, José J., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28, [5] p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17635543M
    OCLC/WorldCa180765245

      This statistic presents the social media penetration/usage in Mexico. As of May , the most popular social media was Facebook with a 99 percent penetration rate among social media users. Special Issue: The Role of Social Networks in Adult Health, Health Psychology, Vol. 33, No. 6, June For copies of articles, please contact APA Public Affairs via email or call () Lynn M. Martire can be contacted by email or by phone at ()

    Social media is intended to provide individuals the ability to access information quickly and communicate with others. Healthcare organizations utilize these tools and websites to share information with consumers in a variety of ways such as sharing general information about flu shots and tips to .   Social networking is a tool used by people all around the world. Its purpose is to promote and aid communication. However, this type of technology might .

      Health care providers are faced with enormous numbers of patients and visits due to the increase in diabetes prevalence (1). As the world is changing, traditional health care services should be adapted for the new era of technology and Internet. Patients use Internet to seek, meet, and interact with a community of patients with similar problems; to share clinical information; and to provide Cited by: Social relationships may influence health outcomes by influencing the practice of health-related behaviors, including preventive and lifestyle behaviors, treatment adherence, and illness-management behaviors. This chapter reviews current conceptual and theoretical considerations linking social networks and social support to health by: 7.


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Social networks and access to health care among Mexican-Americans by Carole Roan Gresenz Download PDF EPUB FB2

A finding particular to the uninsured is the negative influence of percent of the population that is Hispanic and the percent that is Spanish-speaking on access to care among U.S.

born Mexican-Americans. The results provide evidence that social networks play an important role in access to health care among Mexican-Americans. This research explores social networks and their relationship to access to health care among adult Mexican-Americans.

We use data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) linked to. The results provide evidence that social networks play an important role in access to health care among Mexican-Americans.

The results also suggest the need for further study using additional measures of social networks, analyzing other racial and ethnic groups, and exploring social networks defined by characteristics other than race, language and ethnicity.

This research explores social networks and their relationship to access to health care among adult Mexican-Americans. We use data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) linked to data from the U.S.

Census and other data sources. We analyze multiple measures of access to health care. Because of this, social network analysis offers many exciting tools and techniques for research and practice in a wide variety of medical and public health situations including organizational improvements, understanding risk behaviors, coordinating coalitions, and the delivery of health care services.

This book provides an introduction to the major theories, methods, models, and findings of social network analysis research Cited by: Social Networks and Health (Advances in Medical Sociology) (Advances in Medical Sociology) (Advances in Medical Sociology, Volume 8) [Levy, J.A., Pescosolido, B.A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Social Networks and Health (Advances in Medical Sociology) (Advances in Medical Sociology) (Advances in Medical SociologyFormat: Hardcover. The construct of social network type was developed to provide a means by which to take the complexity of the interpersonal environment in late life into account.

This book chapter focuses on the social network types that are prevalent among older Americans i.e. “friends”, “diverse”, “congregant”, “family” and “restricted”, and their associations with by: 7.

ANRVSO ARI 28 June Social Networks and Health Kirsten P. Smith1 and Nicholas A. Christakis2 1Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 2Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts ; email: [email protected] Size: 3MB.

Our work examines the risks and benefits stemming from the evolution of Social Network Services (SNSs) in the healthcare domain. More specifically, we study the impact of specific health-oriented social networks such as PatientsLikeMe.

Social networks evolved to a ubiquitous part of daily life and WEB paved the way for the internet to be used as a method of interactive communication Cited by: 4. 1. INTRODUCTION. Social network is a social structure made of individuals (or organizations) that represents “nodes” and they are associated with one or more types of interdependency, such as friendship, common interests, work, knowledge, prestige, and many other interests.

So, social networking is the networking of individuals or small groups in certain by:   The purpose of this paper is to synthesize existing evidence regarding health care team networks, including their formation and association with outcomes in various health care settings.,Network theory informed this review.

A literature search was conducted in major databases for studies that used social network analysis methods to study health care teams in the USA between Cited by: 9. Facilitating access to affordable and safe preventive healthcare through safety net providers, health fairs, and programs led by Community Health Workers (CHW), may be a viable way to prevent, identify and treat disease early among marginalized immigrants, which in turn may reduce the use of emergency care and related costs (D-Emilia and Suplee Cited by: 1.

A social network is a social structure made up of a set of social actors (such as individuals or organizations), sets of dyadic ties, and other social interactions between actors. The social network perspective provides a set of methods for analyzing the structure of whole social entities as well as a variety of theories explaining the patterns observed in these structures.

The third research question explored the reasons why social networks were important to access health information among Korean immigrants. Five themes emerged: (1) shared experiences, (2) comfort with language, (3) physical/mental health, (4) sense of belonging, and (5) different health care Cited by:   9 ways social media is impacting the business of healthcare Michelle McNickle According to a recent report by the Health Research Institute at PwC US, nine distinct uses of social media are helping companies to have an impact on the healthcare business, and to take a more active and engaged role in managing individuals' health.

Social networking is the use of internet-based social media programs to make connections with friends, family, classmates, customers and clients. Social networking can occur for social purposes Author: Will Kenton. The Mexican American Health Paradox: The Collective Influence of Sociocultural Factors on Hispanic Health Outcomes The Hispanic health paradox is a data-based finding that indicates that despite low socioeconomic status and decreased access to health care, Hispanic Americans, specifically Mexican Americans, tend to live longer and die later.

Most health services research studies have investigated health care team composition and functioning using traditional social science methodologies, which fail to capture relational structures within teams.

Thus, this review is original in terms of focusing on dynamic relationships among team by: 9. Goal 5: Strengthen Ties Between the Health Care System and Community-Based Networks and Resources Like other social determinants of health, social isolation and loneliness are community-wide problems and some solutions will require coordinated solu- tions between the health care system and community-based social care provid- ers.

Migrant networks span the divide between origin and destination countries and profoundly impact the lives of migrants, their families, and their communities. Maritsa Poros of City University of New York explains how these social networks are formed, how they are utilized, and the effects they have on migration and development processes.

literature review on effectiveness of the use of social media a report for peel public health rebecca schein, phd(1), kumanan wilson msc, md, frcs (2) and jennifer keelan, phd (3) (1) assistant professor, carleton university, ottawa, ontario, canada (2) crc (public health Cited by:   Why social media can be damaging for young people fears over how it impacts their mental health, says the Health and Social Care Secretary.

social network has set an age limit it .Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults summarizes the evidence base and explores how social isolation and loneliness affect health and quality of life in adults aged 50 and older, particularly among low income, underserved, and vulnerable populations.

This report makes recommendations specifically for clinical settings of health care.