Funded by the California HealthCare Foundation, this project examined whether standardized surveys of consumers' experience and satisfaction with health care could provide useful information on certain dimensions of the cultural competency of health care organizations.
Cultural and Linguistics
CPEHN offers an analysis of the reports health plans submitted to Department of Managed Health Care, which found critical limitations, and provides recommendations for improvement.
Our review of the state's current process of overseeing health plan compliance with the Healthy Families cultural and linguistic requirements finds that they need to do more to ensure compliance.
Supported by the Commonwealth Fund, this paper provides principles and recommendations for implementing cultural competency in the field. Based on interviews with leaders in the field of cultural competency, the authors discuss best practices and important lessons in the implementation of cultural competency initiatives.
Funded by the California Program on Access to Care, this study explores the role of race/ethnicity and language in access to, and experience of, care among adult Californians enrolled in the state's seven major health plans.
The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research is a major policy research institute based at UCLA and is affiliated with the School of Public Health and School of Public Affairs. Established in 1994, the Center has become one of the nation's leading health policy research centers and the premier source of health policy information for California.
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
TakeActionCA.org is a virtual headquarters for everyday people across California to work together to breakdown barriers and build a movement of community activism in support of grassroots action.
The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
The mission of the National Center for Cultural Competence (NCCC) is to increase the capacity of health and mental health programs to design, implement, and evaluate culturally and linguistically competent service delivery systems.