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Cultural Competence in Health Care: Emerging Frameworks and Practical Approaches
This report evaluates current definitions of cultural competence and identifies benefits to the health care system by reviewing the medical literature and interviewing health care experts in government, managed care, academia, and community health care delivery. This report also identifies models of culturally competent care. Finally, this report discusses key components of cultural competence and recommendations to implement culturally competent interventions and improve the quality of health care.
The Commonwealth Fund, written by Joesph R. Betancourt, Alexander R. Green and J. Emilio Carrillo, October 2002. Publication # 576
Culturally Competent Health Care
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