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The Provider’s Guide to Quality and Culture

Friday, May 6th, 2011

The Provider’s Guide to Quality and Culture

This guide assists providers in delivering culturally competent services to multi-ethnic populations. All Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services designated underserved populations are represented. Topics include cultural competence, patient-physician interaction, disparities, information on cultural groups, and culturally competent organizations. You can examine your own cultural competence by taking the Quality and Culture Quiz. The Health Manager’s Toolkit is a compendium of tools designed to assist health professionals at all levels of an organization — from clinic to information management to finances — in their efforts to provide accessible, high-quality, and sustainable health services. General Management Topics is a section that Includes e-learning information and resources (how to develop your own e-learning course) and links to communication resources on the Web.

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Washington, District of Columbia

The Diabetic Eye – Spanish

Friday, May 6th, 2011

The Diabetic Eye – Spanish

This document, available in both Spanish and English, was created by the Migrant Clinician’s Network. It provides Spanish-speaking beneficiaries with visual and written information about the effects of diabetes on their eyes. The document educates the beneficiary on the eye problems diabetes can cause and the symptoms that accompany those problems, such as blurriness, sensitivity to light, or faulty color vision. Beneficiaries are encouraged to have their eyes examined once a year as a form of prevention.

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Migrant Clinician’s Network

Austin, Texas

Spread the Word About Diabetes Presentation

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Spread the Word About Diabetes Presentation

This presentation provides an overview of diabetes. All photographs depict the African-American or Hispanic population. Diabetes risk factors and symptoms of diabetes are detailed. The flipchart covers management of diabetes with A1c testing, lipid profile testing, dilated eye examination, foot care, immunizations recommended, blood pressure management, and problems associated with tobacco use.

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Health Care Excel

Indianapolis, Indiana

Patient Bill of Rights

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Patient Bill of Rights – English
Patient Bill of Rights – Spanish

This document, provided by the Migrant Clinician’s Network, is a sample patient Bill of Rights that has been translated in Spanish. It provides relevant material on the responsibilities of both the provider and patient. It also has a blank space for providers to indicate their organization.

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Migrant Clnician’s Network

Austin, Texas

Hispanic Mammogram Poster

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Hispanic Mammogram Poster

This flyer urges Hispanic/Latino females to undergo regular mammogram screenings. Regular screenings are crucial to detecting breast cancer in its early stages. The flyer provides beneficiaries with a number to call to locate a screening center in Arkansas.

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Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Immunize Our Nations Poster

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Immunize Our Nations Poster

This is an informational poster targeting the American Indian/Alaskan Native populations. The poster promotes immunization for these groups and provides important numbers where beneficiaries can access additional information. This tool can be used by providers and partners to raise awareness of adult immunization for these populations.

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Department of Health and Human Services

Washington, District of Columbia

Health Disparities Toolkit Resources for Prevention: Chronic Kidney Disease

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Health Disparities Toolkit Resources for Prevention: Chronic Kidney Disease

The Health Disparities Toolkit Resources for Prevention: Chronic Kidney Disease provides templates that can be personalized to fit the unique needs of your target audience.  Use the materials to assist you with targeting Medicare beneficiareis with CKD.  You can disseminate information to the media, coordinate educational activities, and share resources with other partner organizations.

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HCD International

Lanham, Maryland

Health Disparities Toolkit Resources for Beneficiary Protection, Patient Safety and Prevention (Core)

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Health Disparities Toolkit Resources for Beneficiary Protection, Patient Safety and Prevention (Core)

The Health Disparities Toolkit for Beneficiary Protection, Patient Safety and Prevention (Core) provides templates that can be personalized to fit the unique needs of your target audience.  Use the materials to assist you with targeting Medicare beneficiaries, providers, community partners and for marketing tools.  You can also disseminate information to the media, coordinate educational activities, and share resources with other partner organizations.

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HCD International

Lanham, Maryland

Health Disparities Messaging Toolkit for Care Transitions

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Health Disparities Messaging Toolkit for Care Transitions

This Health Disparities Messaging Toolkit for Care Transitions provides template tools that can be personalized to fit the unique needs of your QIO.  These materials can assist you with targeting providers, Medicare beneficiaries, hospitals, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities and dialysis facilities.  This Toolkit can assist you in your efforts to improve coordination across the continuum of care (transitions from the hospital to home, skilled nursing care or home health care).

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HCD International

Lanham, Maryland

Common Sentences in Multiple Languages

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Common Sentences in Multiple Languages

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Industry Collaboration Effort

Encino, California