Research

Research: Systematic investigation into and study of materials related to the impact of culture and language on health behaviors and health care delivery.

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    Lists of publications related to cultural and linguistically appropriate services.

  • Community-Based Participatory Research

    Studies and inquiries conducted as equal partnerships between academically trained experts and members of a community.

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    Systematic approaches and procedures for understanding and assessing culturally and linguistically appropriate services.

  • Study Findings

    Data collected and conclusions reached as a result of inquiries, studies, or tests.

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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Stories, Data, and Techology

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"No data without stories, no stories without data." Nice reminder to keep the connections between the "facts" and "individuals impacted" in focus.  This also informs the challenges raised in this session about the reluctance of staff to ask for information about ethnicity and race -- data is not just data -- it’s connected to individual lives.

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

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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

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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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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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USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging

Organizational Profile

The USC Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging is dedicated to translational research and training that sustains the health, mental health and general well-being of older persons, particularly those from low-income and multiethnic backgrounds. The Roybal Institute fulfills its vital mission by focusing on the following:

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UPAC-Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services Program

Organizational Profile

UPAC Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (EMASS) Program is using a promotora model to reach out to unserved and underserved senior population (60 and older) from Latino, Filipino, African American and Somali (African Refugees) communities in the North, Central, and South Regions of San Diego County.  This Program is funded by the County of San Diego - Behavioral Health Service

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