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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

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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 … Continue reading

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Presentation at California Pan-Ethnic Health Network Conference: Moving Health Care Towards Patient-Centeredness, Equity and Prevention

Plenary session presentation at California Pan-Ethnic Health Network “Building Quality and Equitable Health Care Systems” conference on June 8, 2010. Link to Original Source

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California Pan-Ethnic Health Network Conference: Resource Handout

Resources on patient-centeredness, equity and prevention from California Pan-Ethnic Health Network “Building Quality and Equitable Health Care Systems” conference June 7-9, 2010. Link to Original Source

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Medical Leadership Council: Overview of Health Care Reform and Health Information Technology

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

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The California Endowment Resource Guide on Health Homes

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

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NCQA Supporting Small Practices

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

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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

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Opportunities for Health Information and Communications Technology in California

This was my presentation at the National Collaborative on HIT for the Underserved in October 2009 in Atlanta, GA.  

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The California Endowment Initial Comments on Meaningful Use to ONCHIT

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.    

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