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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Presents trends for measures related to access to care, affordable care, care coordination, effective treatment, healthy living, patient safety, and person-centered care. The report presents, in chart form, the latest available findings on quality of and access to healthcare, as well as disparities related to race and ethnicity, income, and other social determinants of health.
Health disparities are inequitable and are directly related to the historical and current unequal distribution of social, political, economic, and environmental resources. From the Division of Adolescent and School Health.
Culturally Competent Nursing Care is an engaging e-learning program designed to help you build knowledge and skills related to cultural and linguistic competency. It is accredited for nurses. From Think Cultural Health, HHS Office of Minority Health.
Provide their community of users of their research and data with the information they need to make a positive impact through further research, community conversations about equity, and actions to change policy and allocate resources to increase equitable access to opportunity for all children.
Healthy People 2030 sets data-driven national objectives to improve health and well-being over the next decade. From the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
The mission of the Office of Health Equity is to improve the health and well-being of residents living in underserved and vulnerable communities throughout Nassau County by collaborating with community partners and health partners to provide initiatives that help ensure greater health outcomes for those living in these communities.
A set of 15 action steps intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities by providing a blueprint for individuals and health and health care organizations to implement culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
The mission of the NCCC at Georgetown University is to increase the capacity of health care and mental health care programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems to address growing diversity, persistent disparities, and to promote health and mental health equity.
NIMHD invests in research and fosters collaborations and partnerships to promote and support evidence-based science to inform practice and policy. Its programs and initiatives provide a leading edge in enhancing the scientific knowledge base and designing interventions to improve health outcomes to reduce and ultimately lead to the elimination of health disparities.
What is most important when you engage with patients is that you remain open and maintain a sense of respect for your patients. The RESPECT model can help you remember what factors to consider to engage clients in a culturally and linguistically competent manner. These factors are important throughout assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. From Think Cultural Health from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Minority Health.
Their goal is to address existing health disparities and improve the health of minorities by: raising awareness of health issues through educational programs and events; working to improve access to quality primary care services and health insurance; and ensuring that their residents receive health care in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner.
Their mission is to develop and implement models to reduce health disparities in minority and new immigrant populations in Brooklyn through basic, clinical, behavioral and community participatory research, community education and outreach, and health professional training.
The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
An electronic archive of digital resource materials in the fields of minority health and health disparities research and policy. It is offered as a no-charge resource to the public, academic scholars and health science researchers interested in the elimination of racial and ethnic health disparities. From the Digital Repository of the University of Maryland.