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DiversityRx in the news: Japan health study

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DiversityRx was on national TV in Japan, presenting the first results of a national survey of foreigners' experience with the Japanese health system. The study looks at what linguistic and cultural challenges arise when seeking health care and what strategies are used to address them.

Survey highlights include:

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We need your input -- pilot test global standards for culturally competent care!

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We are looking for health care organizations that can pilot test a tool to improve the accessibility, utilization and quality of health care for migrants and ethnic minorities.

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The Globalized Patient: conference presentation in Taiwan

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I'm at the International Health Promoting Hospitals conference in Taipei, Taiwan this week and for the first time, immigrant and minority health was on the agenda for a plenary session. I was very pleased to give the presentation "The Globalized Patient: Adapting Health Systems for Mobile, Migrant and Minority Populations." 

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Using peer groups to support behavior change: tell us your stories

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On April 28, 2011, DiversityRx will be hosting a webinar, The Power of Peers: How Social Groups Can Drive Behavior Change for Health --  A conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tina Rosenberg

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DiversityRx 2010 -- Highlights from a Diversity Practitioner

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By Mina Kini, Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Texas Health Resources

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Where We are Now

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Four years ago, when I began working at NCQA, several projects were underway to address culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS) and health care disparities in racial, ethnic and linguistic minorities.

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Welcome to the new DiversityRx!

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In 1996, Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care received a grant from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation to create one of the first websites devoted to culturally and linguistically competent health care.

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Putting on the final touches

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With over 700 people registered, the DiversityRx team is putting the final touches on the 2010 conference program, slated for October 18-21, 2010 in Baltimore, MD. The line-up of speakers and workshops is equally impressive: 

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