Church-Sponsored, Barbershop-Based Program Enhances Access to Screenings and Followup Care for African-American Men in Harlem
A church-sponsored, barbershop-based program enhances access to screening and treatment for hypertension, diabetes, and prostate and colon cancers for African-American men in Harlem.
Interactive Workshops Enhance Access to Health Education and Screenings, Improve Outcomes for Low-Income and Minority Women
Interactive educational workshops enhance access to health screenings for low-income and minority women, leading to improved health outcomes for those with diabetes.
Mobile Outreach Program Enhances Access to Culturally Competent Dental, Mental, and Physical Health Care Services for Underserved, Uninsured Immigrants
The Salud Mobile Outreach Program provides medical and dental care, referrals, and patient education, primarily in rural areas, to Mexican immigrants, many of whom are poor, uninsured, and monolingual with limited education.
Church-Health System Partnership Facilitates Transitions From Hospital to Home for Urban, Low-Income African Americans, Reducing Mortality, Utilization, and Costs
A partnership between a large health system and 512 churches supports the transition from the hospital back into the community, leading to lower mortality, health care utilization, and health care costs and to higher satisfaction with hospital care.
Medicaid Plan Offers Diabetic Patients Access to Fitness Facilities and Coaching, Leading to Weight Loss and Improvements in Cholesterol and Blood Glucose
Medicaid managed care enrollees with type 2 diabetes receive free access to YMCA facilities and have regular meetings with nurses, dietitians, and personal trainers that focus on diet, exercise, and other aspects of disease self-management, leading to weight loss and improvements in body mass index, cholesterol, and blood glucose control.
Resources to Implement Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines for Medicaid Practitioners: Physician Toolkit and Curriculum
This toolkit will help providers apply the Cross-Cultural Clinical Practice Guidelines, which were written for primary care practitioners serving racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse Medicaid populations in various outpatient settings.
Teaching Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Review of Current Concepts, Policies and Practices
The purpose of this report is to synthesize findings regarding the concepts, policies, and teaching practices with respect to culturally competent health care.
Health Care Language Services Implementation Guide
This guide, for health care organizations and professionals in clinical settings, provides information on how to implement language access services (LAS) for individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP).
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
The Office of Minority Health (OMH) operates the OMH Resource Center (OMHRC), which serves as a free information and referral service on minority health issues for community groups, consumers, professionals, and students.
Breast Cancer: A Resource Guide for Minority Women
This 32-page guide provides a list of breast cancer resources, including organizations, documents, programs and other resources.