California Healthline Think Tank: Creating a Culturally Competent Health Care System

This edition of California’s Healthline’s Think Tank features commentaries on the continuing importance of cultural competency in health care.  In California, which has been a “majority minority” state since the late 1990s, communities of color account for about 60% of the population.  With the Affordable Care Act adding as many as 30 million newly insured Americans to the system — up to three million in California — the need for health care providers who understand language and cultural differences will be greater than ever.  The commentaries are from:

This entry was posted in Author, Cultural Competency, Program Officer, TCE. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s