Monday, August 27, 2007

Issue Brief Identifies Practical Strategies to Reduce Health Care Disparities

From Policy to Action: Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities at the Ground LevelWhile health care disparities are well-documented, strategies to address these gaps in care are still evolving. A new issue brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) outlines practical strategies that states and managed care organizations are implementing to reduce health care disparities and improve quality.
The brief highlights the need for standardized collection of race, ethnicity and language data, culturally competent approaches, as well as the involvement and commitment of multiple stakeholders to advance the quality and value of health care services.
Download the issue brief.

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