Racial disparities exist in use of specialty services for autism

06/17/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

U.S. researchers followed more than 3,600 2- to 21-year-olds with autism for 10 years and found that blacks and Hispanics were less likely than whites to use gastroenterology or nutrition specialty services. White patients were more likely to undergo procedures such as colonoscopies and endoscopies as well as psychiatric evaluations compared with minorities, according to the study published in the journal Pediatrics.

View Full Article in:

U.S. News & World Report

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Market Access Manager Electrophysiology HEOR (AEP) - 15000003NZ
Abbott
Menlo Park, CA
Sales Manager, Employer Programs
PartnerRe Health