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Rise of Asian Americans: In-depth Info

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This Pew Research site, which contains a report, graphics, video, and interactive materials, was updated April 2013. It invites you to:

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A Retrospective Analysis of the Cultural Competence of Chiropractic Students in a Public Health Course

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Diverse communities require chiropractors to be culturally competent to serve diverse populations. The purpose of this analysis is to describe the effect on knowledge and confidence to serve diverse populations following 6 hours of cultural competency training.

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Advancing Health Equity Through Medical Homes In Connecticut: References And Resources (2012)

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This list of resources from the Connecticut Health Foundation demonstrates how medical homes help to advance health equity in the state of Connecticut. These resources are relevant for anyone wanting to demonstrate that the medical home model supports health equity, both in the state of Connecticut and nationally.

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Assessing Patient Experiences of Providers' Cultural Competence and Health Literacy Practices: CAHPS(R) Item Sets

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The supplement to the September 2012 issue of Medical Care focuses on the development and evaluation of new questions, or "item sets," for use with the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys. The supplement is dedicated to the late Chuck Darby, who was a founding father of CAHPS.

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Call to Action for Healthcare Professionals to Advance Health Equity for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community

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Care should be caring. Patients should feel confident when entering the healthcare system — be
it a hospital, clinic or other setting — that they will be treated with dignity and respect, with full access
to the care they need. Despite our best intentions, however, this doesn’t always happen.

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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the US

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This Spotlight brings together resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the US Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey, 2010 Current Population Survey, and 2000 decennial census; the US Departments of Homeland Security and State; the Pew Hispanic Center; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geograp

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Communicating More for Less: Using Translation and Interpretation Technology to Serve Limited English Proficient Individuals

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Increasingly, state and local governments are using translation and interpretation technology to provide services to limited English proficient (LEP) individuals, often turning to technological innovations to complement the work of front-line staff, increase the efficiency of in-house translators and interpreters, or directly provide assistance to LEP individuals.

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The New Joint Commission Standards for Patient-Centered Communication: Hospitals Remain Unprepared As The Joint Commission Standards Go Into Effect

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This white paper outlines the Joint Commission standards that have been implemented in 2011 as a part of a pilot project.  These standards will require healthcare organizations to provide all patients, regardless of language, patient-centered communication. Beginning no earlier than January 2012 organizations that fail to comply may risk jeopardizing their accreditation.

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How to File a Civil Rights Discrimination Complaint with the Federal Office for Civil Rights

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This online fact sheet developed by Office for Civil Rights (OCR) provides information on how to file a Discrimination Complaint with the OCR.  The webpage includes information on what your complaint must include, how to file your complaint, and a list of addresses to send your complaint to. 

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Multicultural Organizational Development in Nonprofit Organizations

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What does it take to integrate cultural competence into the day-to-day operations of a community-based nonprofit organization? Once the work is started, how do you move it to the next level and sustain an ongoing process?

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