States mandate ’culturally competent’ healthcare
AP/Yahoo News, August 8, 2008
As the ethnic profile of the United States continues to diversify, some states are trying to assure that healthcare providers are trained in "cultural competency." A 2007 New Mexico law requires higher education institutions with health education programs provide such training. New Jersey and California are among a handful of states with similar measures in place.
- Providers Lag as Consumers Set Agenda
- Look Beyond Nurse-Patient Ratios
- Reform Puts Vise Grips on Physicians
- Esther Dyson Launches Population Health Challenge
- Crisis Spurs Healthcare Payment Reform in Arkansas
- Hospital Groups Back NQF Report on Patient Sociodemographics
- ICD-10 Delay Alters Provider, Vendor Prep
- NPP Demand Rising Under Value-Based Care Models
- Medicare Opt-Out a Viable Physician Strategy
- Reduce Readmissions by Activating Patients to Do 'Self-Care'