Organizational Cultural Competence

Organizational Cultural Competence: Improving the cultural and linguistic capacity of a health care organization.

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  • Community Engagement

    Working with patients, families, and community representatives to design, implement, and evaluate health care services.

  • Leadership Development

    Educating managers, boards of directors, and other institutional leaders about the value of cultural and linguistic competence practices and encouraging them to support those practices. Developing leadership qualities in individuals and organizations in the cultural competence field.

  • Organizational Assessments and Measurement

    Measuring and evaluating the cultural and linguistic competence of health care organizations.

  • Organizational Plans Policies and Management Strategies

    Integrating cultural and linguistic competence into health care organization plans, policies, and management strategies.

  • Patient Demographic Data

    Collecting and using race, ethnicity, and language data to plan, improve, and evaluate health services and to reduce health disparities.

  • Quality Improvement

    Linking cultural and linguistic competence practices to organizational quality initiatives.

  • Workforce Diversity

    Training and recruiting to increase the diversity of health care organization staff and manage issues that arise in a multicultural work environment.

Mesothelioma Center

Organizational Profile

The Mesothelioma Center provides updated information abuot mesothelioma, a cancer that affects lung, abdominal cavity and heart. In addition, we provide free help for veterans to claim the benefits for asbestos exposure.

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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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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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Health Matters in San Francisco

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

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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

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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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Healthcare Communities

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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

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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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