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HP2020: Improve Access to Health Services

More regarding Healthy People 2020… http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=1 Improving access to health services means increasing the timely, appropriate use of personal health services to achieve the best possible health outcomes. Access requires patients to complete three steps: (1) gain entry into the … Continue reading

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Toolkit for Collecting Race, Ethnicity and Primary Language Information From Patients

http://www.hretdisparities.org/index.php The Toolkit is designed to help hospitals, health systems, community health centers, medical group practices, health plans, and other users understand the importance of collecting accurate data on race, ethnicity, and primary language of persons with limited English proficiency … Continue reading

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AHRQ Health Literacy Podcast and Consumer Column

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy listserv.   In this Podcast, AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy urges consumers to ask questions and repeat back instructions to improve comunication with health care providers. Listen to or download the Podcast at: http://www.healthcare411.ahrq.gov/radiocastseg.aspx?id=1141&type=segContinue reading

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