Clinical Interactions

Clinical Interactions: Addressing cultural and linguistic issues in the context of clinical interactions; patient-provider communication.

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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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Newsletter on Ethnicity and Cardiovascular and Diabetes Research

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Welcome to the 2013 edition of the  Edinburgh Ethnicity and Health Research Group (EEHRG) newsletter. This year sees the 10th anniversary of the founding of our research group.  To celebrate this land-mark, in this issue we share the exciting multidisciplinary work recently completed by our members in the area of cardiovascular disease and diabetes research. 

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Ethnomed Website: Four Star Resource

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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

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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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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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Ten Health Videos for Chinese Seniors (In Mandarin and English)

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The ten project videos produced during the New Routes initiative help Chinese American seniors overcome cultural, language, and navigational barriers so they may communicate effectively with their adult children caretakers and health care providers. The media was designed to help them navigate the U.S. health care system.

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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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