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  1. www.ahrq.gov/health-literacy/professional-training/lepguide/app-e.html
    September 01, 2020 - look at select hospitals and their use of patient race, ethnicity, and language data. … participated in RWJF's Speaking Together: National Language Services Network, a program aimed at improving … duplication in the field; coalesce existing efforts into a single national certification program; further … Language Access Services in Healthcare Organizations The Office of Minority Health has sponsored the … development of this guide to help health care organizations implement effective language access services
  2. www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/iomracereport/reldata5.html
    May 01, 2018 - The aggregate data means CHCs can look at trends across populations and compare outcomes by different … can be stratified by race, ethnicity, and language need and can look at episodes of care and care coordination … , and other services, may be in a strong position to collect race, ethnicity, and language data because … the health of a population and current and future needs for health care services ( Ezzati-Rice and Curtin … from a national standard set A question to determine English-language proficiency A question about
  3. www.ahrq.gov/workingforquality/events/webinar-2014-qdr-working-together-to-improve-health-care.html
    November 01, 2016 - Department of Health and Human Services. Nancy. … They cover a broad range of services and settings, so we have hospitals, nursing homes, home health, … In particular, we had a website that focused on state contrasts, so you could look to see how your state … your efforts on particular geographic areas or population in your state, wherein if you have poor quality … I have access to this mailbox and I'll look at it and we'll try to make sure that we answer your questions
  4. hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/race/R_E_Disparities_rpt.jsp
    July 01, 2016 - state and national efforts to reduce disparities: Mirtha Beedle , Deputy Director at the Office of … to measure and address them at the federal and state level. 9 Recent National Efforts Two examples … Access to translated materials and/or language services, if needed (NJ, CT) ✓     ✓ ✓   … throughout the state, and at a regional and national conference. … conducted a survey about language access services with the local health departments and community health
  5. www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqdr16/looking-forward.html
    June 01, 2018 - Health Care System Access and Disparities in Access to Health Care Quality and Disparities in Quality … and affordable care at the national level using the available nationally representative data. … It is a collaborative model of medical education and care management to increase access to specialty … Recently, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities launched a new resource … Policymakers, researchers, and others can use these findings to direct future efforts toward making health
  6. www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/iomracereport/reldata4c.html
    August 01, 2021 - Improving access to language services in health care: A look at national and state efforts. … Language spoken and differences in health status, access to care, and receipt of preventive services … Executive order 13166 - improving access to services for persons with limited English proficiency. … Language preference as a predictor of access to and use of healthcare services among Hispanics in the … Detailed list of languages spoken at home for the population years and over by state: 2000. http://www.census.gov
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    hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/race/NASHPDisparitiesReport.pdf
    January 01, 2020 - about state and national efforts to reduce disparities: Mirtha Beedle, Deputy Director at the Office … to measure and address them at the federal and state level.9 Recent National Efforts Two examples … Access to translated materials and/or language services, if needed (NJ, CT) Cost 1. … groups throughout the state, and at a regional and national conference … survey about language access services with the local health departments and community health centers
  8. www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/publications/files/lepguide.pdf
    September 01, 2012 - Improving Access to Interpreter Services At Massachusetts General Hospital, in addition to having in-person … Language access in health care statement of principles. … Improving quality of health care relies on effective language services. … participated in RWJF’s Speaking Together: National Language Services Network, a program aimed at improvingLanguage Access Services in Healthcare Organizations • The Office of Minority Health has sponsored
  9. www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/professionals/systems/hospital/lepguide/lepguide.pdf
    September 01, 2012 - Improving Access to Interpreter Services At Massachusetts General Hospital, in addition to having in-person … Language access in health care statement of principles. … Improving quality of health care relies on effective language services. … participated in RWJF’s Speaking Together: National Language Services Network, a program aimed at improvingLanguage Access Services in Healthcare Organizations • The Office of Minority Health has sponsored
  10. www.ahrq.gov/health-literacy/professional-training/lepguide/exec-summary.html
    September 01, 2020 - , speak a language other than English at home. … Confused by having performed a carpal-tunnel release operation immediately prior and in a state of agitation … Helping patients gain access to English as a second language (ESL) courses is one step. 27 However, … The National Council on Interpreting in Health Care and the International Medical Interpreters Association … have developed national certification standards to guide the design of services, processes, and programs
  11. www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/workingforquality/2016-cms-agency-specific-plan.pdf
    January 01, 2016 - populations; monitor health status, health care, and health policies at the national, state, local, … Improving access to essential services requires three forms of innovation: (1) technological, to ensure … services aimed at managing and improving care at the local level • Expanded use of person experience … prevention and treatment; • Improving access to coordinated services so that prevention-focused health … focus new initiatives on improving access to utilization of preventive services in low-income and minority
  12. www.ahrq.gov/health-literacy/professional-training/lepguide/chapter1.html
    September 01, 2020 - safety efforts are now a central component of efforts to improve the quality of care for all patients … With the passage of health care reform and an additional 32 million uninsured Americans having access … , or are not proficient in the patient's and clinicians' languages. … of language interpreting and translating services. … Speaking Together: National Language Services Network, a project funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  13. www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/cahps/news-and-events/events/20160315/improving-cg-cahps-scores-webcast-transcript.pdf
    March 01, 2016 - people can deposit their data and then have access to national comparative data. … experience with behavioral health services. … access; our overall work to do well at population health management. … Twenty-three percent state they're best served in a language other than English, and about 81% are below … They come together and look at the data, identify best practices and implement improvement efforts.
  14. www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/advances-in-patient-safety-2/vol2/Advances-Regenstein_54.pdf
    May 08, 2008 - health status and diminished access to health care are frequent challenges. … Language Services Measures Speaking Together is the first national QI collaborative focusing on improving … Without national benchmarks related to quality of care in language services, the Speaking Together … Racial and ethnic differences in children’s access to care. … How race/ethnicity, immigration status and language affect health insurance coverage, access to care
  15. psnet.ahrq.gov/perspective/conversation-withwilliam-b-weeks-md-mba
    May 01, 2013 - His research centers on business and economics in health services delivery and how they apply to physician … RW: As you look at evidence from the Dartmouth studies of what appears to be overuse in certain markets … them with some of the language and the ways that the financial guys look at things. … each other's languages, if you will, and to be able to partner a little better in considering how to … Assuming that we don't go to a national health care plan, my sense is that bigger employers will do this
  16. www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/professionals/systems/primary-care/tpc/national_pcep_meeting_white_paper.docx
    May 05, 2014 - , state, and national level. … look like? … community health workers (thus providing employment opportunities as well as improving access to care … Webinar hosted by the National Academy for State Health Policy held on May 5, 2014. 6. … National Academy for State Health Policy Briefing. June 2012. 9. Mold JW.
  17. digital.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/docs/citation/state-regional-demonstration-hit-co-final-report.pdf
    July 01, 2015 - aimed at improving health care for patients and populations on a discrete State or regional level. … providers look at aggregated data. … Through those efforts we had access to many State entities—executive branch (Governor’s policy advisors … Early efforts looked at the AHRQ-funded State and Regional Demonstration model in Utah developed by … The security assertion markup language is a tool that could support easier user access without the laborious
  18. www.ahrq.gov/data/apcd/confrpt.html
    February 01, 2018 - State representatives to attend a Fifth National APCD Conference and to offset conference costs. … Enhance the utility of State APCDs by highlighting best practice in applications for health services … the value of the data in improving the cost and quality of the health care delivery system. … to individual State design efforts. … NAHDO and the Council have been providing these services at no or low cost to States; as more States
  19. hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/race/C18RECaseStudyReportforWEBfinal99.pdf
    January 01, 2020 - reporting health care access and utilization data by race, ethnicity, and primary language, and including … , and treatment outcomes at the national, state, and local levels. … a group to measure disparities in health and health care in the state. … the following: • Health Disparities Report 2008: A County-Level Look at Health Outcomes for Minorities … Health Disparities Report 2008: A County-Level Look at Health Outcomes for Minorities in Georgia.
  20. digital.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/docs/page/health_it_regulations__initiatives___opportunities_6.pdf
    April 01, 2009 - , HCFA/CMS; a state government, MN Dept. of Human Services/Medicaid Director; and a county government … In building a strategic plan, look at your strengths and weaknesses because you want to manage your … try to look at it prospectively and look at relational databases to look at multiple pieces of information … they need to have access to cultural and language needs of individuals, which is where we get the Web … The states will need to amend state plans, look at state laws, and deal with state legislature to make