15 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Creating Inclusive Health Care Environments To Improve Patient Demographic Data Collection

All Missourians should have the opportunity to make choices that allow them to live a long, healthy life, regardless of income, education, ethnicity, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ability, and any other aspect of a person’s identity. Health starts in our communities — where we live, learn, work, […]

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29 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Looking at Health Equity in Missouri

A new project summary from the Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) has been released, highlighting the findings from MOHEC’s 2010 research. Please see the summary at the following link: Missouri Health Equity Collaborative (MOHEC) 2010

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19 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Call for Comments on the Existing CLAS Standards

The National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) represent the first national standards for cultural competence in health care and offer comprehensive guidance on what constitutes culturally competent service delivery.There are 14 standards  organized by themes: Culturally Competent Care (Standards 1-3), Language Access Services (Standards 4-7), and Organizational Supports for Cultural Competence (Standards […]

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19 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Hospital Accreditation Requirements to Advance Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care

The Joint Commission released in 2010 the Hospital Accreditation Requirements to Advance Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient-and Family-Centered Care.  You can find more information about the new standards at the new standards at the following links: 1.  New & Revised Standards & EPs for Patient-Centered Communication 2.  Patient-Centered Communication Standards and Advancing Effective Communication, […]

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