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Cultural competency in health care: Web sites for health care providers and educators

Gilbert, Karen and Bhandari, Michelyn W. (2011) Cultural competency in health care: Web sites for health care providers and educators. College & Research Libraries News, 72 (11). pp. 648-706.

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Abstract

As the United States becomes more culturally diverse, inequities in health care have been identified. It is a sad truth that, for Americans, the quality of health care received varies greatly depending on race, ethnicity, ability to speak English, socioeconomic group, or place of residence (especially if it is rural). One organization bridging this gap is the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, which for the past eight years has published the National Healthcare Disparities Report detailing trends in health care equity and identifying inequalities. In it, for example, readers can find that Blacks, American Indians, and Alaska Natives…


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Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: internet resource
Subjects: Health > Health Equity
Health > Disparities
Teaching
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    Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2012 13:02
    Last Modified: 02 Jan 2012 13:05
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/3667

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