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iPad at Work: Showing Its Versatility in Hospitals

Posted on BHIC Blog, January 3rd, 2012 by Cheryl Rowan Hospitals around the world are yet another area where the iPad is seeing increasing use. Read more: http://ow.ly/8gPOI [iPad Insight, January 2, 2012] Related articles iPad Will Be The Must-Buy … 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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The Joint Commission’s Roadmap for Hospitals Available Now

The following comes from a Joint Commission e-mail: “Advancing Effective Communication, Cultural Competence, and Patient- and Family-Centered Care:  A Roadmap for Hospitals available now! If your hospital is looking for ways to address unique patient needs and comply with new … Continue reading

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Joint Commission Looking For Input From Health Literacy Community

This information has been been posted on several listservs in recent weeks. “The Joint Commission is seeking input from hospitals on health literacy needs. This is a great opportunity to let them know what hospital libraries are doing. The Joint … Continue reading

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Joint Commission Looking for Input from Health Literacy Community

The Joint Commission, with funding from The Commonwealth Fund, is developing proposed accreditation requirements for hospitals to advance effective communication, cultural competence, and patient-centered care.  This 18-month project will explore how diversity, culture, language, and health literacy issues can be … Continue reading

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