Provider factors in healthcare disparities

Michael Christopher Gibbons

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Several factors related to healthcare providers may be associated with healthcare disparities. Communication is fundamental to the healthcare process. Patient-provider communication is a multidimensional concept relating in part to both providers and patients. This chapter will discuss those aspects of patient-provider communication more closely related to the provider. Chapter 3 will discuss those patient-provider communication issues more closely related to patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationeHealth Solutions for Healthcare Disparities
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9780387728148
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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