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Golden G. 1990. The Delta Project: A Model Program Designed to Promote Regional Otologic Health Care [Final report]. Memphis, TN: University of Tennessee at Memphis, 32 pp.

Annotation: This goal of this project was to develop a model referral network and regionalized health care delivery system for children at high risk for hearing, speech, and language disorders resulting from otologic diseases. Project objectives were to: (1) Develop staff in the tri-State area of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee and create and maintain a tri-State referral network; (2) identify contributing factors which inhibit health care delivery to infants and children with otologic problems who live among rural, remote, economically disadvantaged, and culturally diverse population groups; (3) remove barriers to care for infants and children with otologic health care problems; and (4) identify infants and children with hearing disorders living among rural and remote, economically disadvantaged, and culturally diverse population groups. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB93-161917.

Keywords: Computerized Medial Records, Audiology, Case Management, Computerized Medical Billing, Computers, Coordination of Health Care, Deaf, Hearing Disorders, Indigent Patients, Indigent Patients, Language Disorders, Low income groups, Medicaid, Otology, Regionalized Care, Rural Population, Speech Disorders

   

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