The Underserved and Health Information Technology: Issues and Opportunities. Footnotes

11/01/2008

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  42. The Safety Net on the Edge. 2005, National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc.: Washington, DC.
  43. Note: this is a hypothesis that several researchers have attempted are attempting to address, we found no data currently available on this beyond anecdotal conversations with providers about some potential drawbacks of using EHRs.
  44. Boulware, LE, LA Cooper, LE Ratner, TA LaVeist, and NR Powe. "Race and Trust in the Health Care System." Public Health Reports 118 (2003): 358-65.
  45. Accessible Health Information Technology (IT) for Populations with Limited Literacy: A Guide for Developers and Purchasers of Health IT. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0010-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2007.
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  47. Pew, 2008
  48. Ibid
  49. HINTS Brief No. 8. November 2007
  50. Gustafson. 2001
  51. Ibid
  52. World Health Organization. 2003.

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