Improving Cultural Competency in Children's Health Care: Expanding Perspectives

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Improving Cultural Competency in Children's Health Care: Expanding Perspectives

Description

This tool addresses disparities in children’s health care in an attempt to advance the ability of organizations to provide culturally competent care.

The Cultural Competency Change Package presented in this report proposes strategies for change in each of the following six components in order to achieve culturally competent care:

  • Community resources
  • Health systems
  • Family and self-management support
  • Delivery system design
  • Decision support
  • Clinical information systems

Developer:

National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality

Funding Sources:

National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality

History

Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: October 2005
Last Updated: 12/19/12

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