The Barrier Free Healthcare Initiative (TBFHI)
The Barrier Free Healthcare Initiative (TBFHI) is spearheaded by advocates, non-profit organizations, legal service providers, and lawyers whose goal is to eliminate the physical and programmatic barriers that people with disabilities face in obtaining healthcare. Please read our list of some of the common barriers faced by people with disabilities. BFHI aims to develop and support legal advocacy and policy initiatives designed to eliminate these barriers in hospitals and other settings where medical care is provided. … read more about TBFHI
- The Access Board’s Medical Diagnostic Equipment (MDE) Accessibility Standards Advisory Committee will present its recommendations at a meeting of the Board on July 10.
- New York Times blog, Well, covers Disability and Discrimination at the Doctor’s Office
- Annals of Internal Medicine publishes study on access to subspecialty care for patients with mobility impairments
- Model comments submitted on the Access Board’s proposed standards for diagnostic medical equipment.