Quality Improvement

Quality Improvement: Linking cultural and linguistic competence practices to organizational quality initiatives.

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Ethical Force Program®

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The American Medical Association's Ethical Force Program® has embraced the challenge of developing health care system-wide performance measures for ethics.

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Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit (C●CAT)

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Effective communication is necessary for every aspect of quality care and is an increasing focus of accreditation and other regulations.

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Cultures in the Clinic

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Cultures in the Clinic has expertise in cultural medicine, cultural epidemiology, culture as it affects the practice of clinical medicine, clinic operations.

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Advancing Health Equity Resource Database

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This online resource database developed by the Center for the Health Professions at the University of California, San Francisco provides users with resources focused on eliminating disparities in health care.  Resources in the database include online trainings, assessment tools, guides, surveys and reports.  To find important tools and resources related to advancing health equity, vis

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Tools to Address Disparities in Health: Data as Building Blocks for Change, A Data Collection Toolkit for Health Insurance Plans/Health Care Organizations

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Data as Building Blocks for Change supplies health insurance plans and health care organizations with the building blocks to begin collecting data on patient race, ethnicity and language data. The toolkit aims to expand the general knowledge about the issues surrounding data collection and its potential impact for identifying disparities and measuring quality improvement.

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National Public Health Performance Standards Program

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The NPHPSP is a National Partnership initiative that has developed National Public Health Performance Standards for state and local public health systems and for public health governing bodies. This website includes three assessment tools that organizations can utilize for quality improvement in health care organizations with a focus on public health.

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Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS)

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The Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) program out of AHRQ was developed to assess patients' and consumers' experiences within the health care system. Through the use of surveys in both ambulatory care systems and facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes, CAHPS provides usable, relevant information on quality of care.

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Strategies for Improving Minority Healthcare Quality

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The purpose of this Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) report is to systematically review the evidence to determine the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve the quality of healthcare and/or to reduce disparities for ethnic minorities. It focuses on evaluations of interventions aimed at healthcare providers or organizations.

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Patient Race & Ethnicity: Improving Hospital Data Collection & Reporting

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This report prepared for the New Jersey Hospital Association was produced to ensure that all patient race, ethnicity and language data reported by New Jersey hospitals are accurate and reliable.

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