New AHRQ Resources in Cultural and Linguistic Competence
Friday, May 27, 2011
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
New Cultural and Linguistic Competence Resource
A newpage has been added to the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange: Honing Cultural and Linguistic Competence. This page features innovative programs and quality tools for improving cultural and linguistic competence as well as reducing health care disparities for vulnerable populations, including racial and ethnic minorities. Visit this resource at: http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/CulturalCompetence.aspx,
The current issue of the AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange also features cultural competence.To learn about featured innovations and QualityTools, go to:http://www.innovations.ahrq.gov/issue.aspx.
Questions Are the Answer in Spanish
Conoce las Preguntas, (Know the Questions), AHRQ's new, multimedia Spanish-language campaign, encourages Hispanics to get more involved in their health care and to talk with their doctors about their medical concerns. The campaign offers tips to help Hispanics prepare for medical appointments by thinking ahead of time about questions to ask their doctors. You can find question lists, as well as 15- and 30-second public service announcements, at: www.ahrq.gov/preguntas.
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