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Association of American Medical Colleges and Association of Schools of Public Health: Cultural Competence Education for Students in Medicine and Public Health
This report from an expert panel jointly convened by the Association of American Medical Colleges and Association of Schools of Public Health identifies competencies to prepare culturally competent practitioners appropriate for students in both medicine and public health. This unique interprofessional … Continue reading
This presentation was made at the last meeting of the Medical Leadership Council on Cultural Proficiency on November 17, 2010 at The California Endowment in Los Angeles, CA and provides an overview of the Health Information Technology for Economic and … Continue reading
The California Endowment (TCE) will be supporting the development of health homes as part of its ten-year strategic plan. TCE has developed an useful resource guide describing some of the characteristics of a “health home”, with links and references to … Continue reading
The National Committee for Quality Assurance worked with solo and small practice physicians in California and New Jersey on quality improvement and health information technology implementation projects. This report details the many challenges these practices face in implementing both health … Continue reading
California Medical Association Foundation Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations: Strengthening the Private Practice Safety Net
This comprehensive report from the California Medical Association Foundation documents research among its Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations about the quality improvement challenges and opportunities in solo and small practice physician offices. The report details the many infrastructure challenges faced … Continue reading
This was my presentation at the National Collaborative on HIT for the Underserved in October 2009 in Atlanta, GA.
These initial comments on how “meaningful use of certified EHRs” should be defined were submitted by The California Endowment to the ONCHIT in June 2010.
This guide to understanding the difference between interpreting and translating in health care was developed by the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care, the American Translators Association and the National Health Law Program. Link to Original Source
The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, representing a broad number of key stakeholders, is developing a national, valid, credible and vendor-neutral certification process for health care interpreters.