Provision of “culturally competent” medical care is one of the strategies advocated for reducing or eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities. This report identifies five domains of culturally competent care that can best be assessed through patients’ perspectives: 1) patient–provider communication; 2) respect for patient preferences and shared decision-making; 3) experiences leading to trust or […]
Obtaining Data on Patient Race, Ethnicity, and Primary Language in Health Care Organizations: Current Challenges and Proposed Solutions
To provide an overview of why health care organizations (HCOs) should collect race, ethnicity, and language data, review current practices, discuss the rationale for collecting this information directly from patients, and describe barriers and solutions.
Researchers looking to improve health care in the U.S. are focusing on high-need, high-cost patients—both because they need the most help and because they have the biggest impact on national health spending. Today, 5 percent of the U.S. population accounts for 50 percent of the nation’s health care costs, and 10 percent accounts for 65 […]
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April 29, 2015 ~ Webinar 2: Aligning with Health Care Reform: The Role of Cultural Competence at the Program Level Click here for Webinar Playback & Download Resources
Webinar Series on Cultural Competence! April 8, 2015 ~ Webinar 1: Aligning with Health Care Reform: The Role of Cultural Competence at the Organizational Level Click here for Webinar Playback & Download Resources
6-26-13 Developing Cultural and Linguistic Competence Sensitivity in Your System of Care