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

Medical Care
2012

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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MedEd Portal

American Association of Medical Colleges

Model curricula have been disseminated for years through AAMC’s MedEdPortal (MEP), a free, online, searchable, peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources (https://www.mededportal.org/).

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Achieving Equity by Building a Bridge from Eligible to Enrolled

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
2012

This brief, developed in partnership with UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, highlights findings from the California Simulation of Insurance Markets (CalSIM) model estimating the effects of specific provisions of the ACA on family and employer decisions about insurance coverage in California, with a focus on communities of color a

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Rainbow Welcome Initiative

Heartland Alliance
2012

 

Heartland Alliance’s Rainbow Welcome Initiative launched its resource website, RainbowWelcome.org. This first of its kind and easy to navigate site offers resources and tools to facilitate the successful integration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender (LGBT) refugees and asylees.

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Health Matters in San Francisco

The Healthy Communities Institute and the Hospital Council of Northern & Central California
2012

This project is designed to provide a clear and dynamic path forward in promoting the health priorities of San Francisco.  The Community Benefit Partnership has taken steps to:

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The Edible Schoolyard Project

2012

This 31 minute documentary film follows the story of how renowned chef Alice Waters' Berkeley "Edible Schoolyard" program - centered around the caring for children - is replicated and contributes to the rebirth of the New Orleans uptown poor black Green Charter School after its devastation from Hurricane Katrina floodwaters.

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U-Health: Better Data, Better Decisions, Better Outcomes

Association of American Medical Colleges
2012

This partnership is the first-ever coalition of university presidents and the AAMC focusing jointly on driving health equity by transforming their institutions’ efforts to shape the health workforce.

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

Human Rights Campaign
2012

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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Healthcare Communities

2012

HealthcareCommunities.org (HC) is a web-based knowledge management system that provides multiple means for the healthcare quality improvement community to share knowledge and contribute to each others’ QI work. It features links to other resources and administers private groups that have common clinical and operational interests. 

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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the US

Migration Policy Institute
2012

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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