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  Volume 25, Number 1, February 2014

Table of Contents

Silver Anniversary Issue

Note from the Editor

pp. ix-xii

1988–1990: A Look Back

pp. xiii-xvi

Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved: 25 Years of Service

pp. xvii-xxiv

Obamacare: Cautionary Lessons from the Tennessee Prequel

pp. xxv-xxxi

Federal Health Insurance Reform and “Exchanges”: Recent History

pp. xxxii-lvii

ACU Column

In a Neighborhood Near You: How Community Health Workers Help People Obtain Health Insurance and Primary Care

pp. lviii-lxiii

Heroes and Great Ideas

Hero: The Honorable Thomas McLain “Mac” Middleton, Senator District 28 Charles County; Chairman, Maryland Senate Finance Committee

pp. lxiv-lxvi

Part 1: Federal Health Insurance Reform


Incorporation of Socioeconomic Status Indicators into Policies for the Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records

pp. 1-16

Community Health Workers and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: An Opportunity for a Research, Advocacy, and Policy Agenda

pp. 17-24

Reports From the Field

Coverage Isn’t Enough: Building Primary Care Capacity in the Setting of Health Reform

pp. 25-28

Strengthening the Role the Workforce Plays in Health Policy Engagement in Underserved Communities: Lessons from a Multi-site Federally Qualified Health Center

pp. 29-36

Original Paper

Patterns of Health Care Utilization among Vulnerable Populations in Central Texas Using Data from a Regional Health Information Exchange

pp. 37-51

Part 2: International Health and Immigrant Health


Poverty Blindness: Exploring the Diagnosis and Treatment of an Epidemic Condition

pp. 52-62

Brief Communications

Pediatric Ocular Injuries in a Resource-Deficient Rural Mission Eye Hospital in Southeastern Nigeria

pp. 63-71

Literature Reviews

A Systematic Review of Innovative Diabetes Care Models in Low-and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

pp. 72-93

A Systematic Review of Factors Affecting Migrant Attitudes Towards Seeking Psychological Help

pp. 94-127

Original Papers

Refugees in Denver and Their Perceptions of Their Health and Health Care

pp. 128-141

Breast Cancer and Mammography: Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and Patient Satisfaction Post-mammography at the San Fernando General Hospital, Trinidad

pp. 142-160

Women’s Education Level, Antenatal Visits and the Quality of Skilled Antenatal Care: A Study of Three African Countries

pp. 161-179

The Socio-demographic Characteristics and Patterns of Help-Seeking among Patients with Schizophrenia in South-east Nigeria

pp. 180-191

Community Based Health Insurance Schemes: Lessons from Rural Kenya

pp. 192-203

Incentives among Health Workers in a Remote Kenyan District: Implications for Proposed County Health System

pp. 204-214

Part 3: Health of People of Color in the U.S.

Brief Communication

Examining the Use of HIT Functions among Physicians Serving Minority Populations

pp. 215-228

Original Papers

The Health and Health Behaviors of a Sample of African American Pastors

pp. 229-241

Health Care Information in African American Churches

pp. 242-256

Race and Socioeconomic Differences in Obesity and Depression among Black and Non-Hispanic White Americans

pp. 257-275

Perceived Racial Discrimination and Adoption of Health Behaviors in Hypertensive Black Americans: The CAATCH Trial

pp. 276-291

The Effects of a Culturally Sensitive, Empowerment-Focused, Community-Based Health Promotion Program on Health Outcomes of Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

pp. 292-307

The Severity of Disparity: Increasing Injury Intensity Accentuates Disparate Outcomes Following Trauma

pp. 308-320

High Rates of Depressive Symptoms in Low-Income Urban Hispanics of Caribbean Origin with Poorly Controlled Diabetes: Correlates and Risk Factors

pp. 321-331

Race/Ethnicity and the Socioeconomic Status Gradient in Women’s Cancer Screening Utilization: A Case of Diminishing Returns?

pp. 332-356

English Language Proficiency and Physical Activity among Mexican-Origin Women in South Texas and South Carolina

pp. 357-375

Part 4: Clinical Care

Report From the Field

A Description of an Urban Transitions Clinic Serving Formerly Incarcerated People

pp. 376-382

Brief Communications

Impact of Depression on the Intensity of Patient Navigation for Women with Abnormal Cancer Screenings

pp. 383-395

Emergency Department Charges for Asthma-Related Outpatient Visits by Insurance Status

pp. 396-405

Original Papers

Pediatricians May Address Barriers Inadequately When Referring Low-Income Preschool-Aged Children to Behavioral Health Services

pp. 406-424

Access to Mental Health Services Among Patients at Health Centers and Factors Associated with Unmet Needs

pp. 425-436

Book Review

Beauty without the Breast by FM Knaul (review)

pp. 437-438

Books Recently Received

pp. 439-441

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