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Translation RFPs and contracts used by State of WA

State of Washington

You can view translation RFPs and contracts used by State of WA via this link on the contracts website of the Dept. of Enterprise Services.

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Qualified Interpreting for Quality Health Care: A Training Video

Health Care Interpreter Network and Kaiser Permanente, in conjunction with Casa Madre Films
2013

This 19-minute DVD covers topics such as:

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The Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit from the AMA

American Medical Association
2012

The Ethical Force Program's patient centered communication initiative has the primary goal of developing a performance assessment toolkit to help health care organizations ensure effective, patient centered communication.

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Video Lectures from the University of Wisconsin on Cultural Issues

University of Wisconsin
2012

You will find many videos related to cultural awareness, diversity, and related issues by using the search tool.

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Translated Materials from the Minnesota Department of Health

Minnesota Department of Health

This site has PDF versions of booklets, fact sheets, posters and so on that provide health information on many topics such as flu, asthma, STDs, immunizations, newborn care and more avaialbe for 18 languages.

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The Landscape of Opportunity: Cultivating Health Equity in California

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
2012

This revised report highlights 13 key factors that lead to health disparities in California’s communities of color, with policy recommendations for creating a healthier state. It includes charts and maps all by race/ethnicity, and is accompanied by additional mapping resources on the CPEHN website at www.cpehn.org/landscape.php

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Point-to-Talk Booklets

Massachusetts General Hospital
2012

This website page has links to free point-to-talk booklets in PDF files. Available in 19 languages, including Arabic, Haitian Creole, and Somali.

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Ethnomed Website: Four Star Resource

Harborview Medical Center
2012

EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. Its own large database is a collection of resources and information related to cross-cultural and refugee health topics, including refugee screening.

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

Life Chiropractic College West, Published in Journal of Chiropractic Education
2012

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)

Connecticut Health Foundation
2012

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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