Cross-Cultural Health Care

Great links to distinctive websites pertaining to diversity and cultural competency in health care; also includes good legal issues section.

Culture Clues
Tip sheets for clinicians, designed to increase awareness about concepts and preferences of patients from the diverse cultures served by University of Washington Medical Center.

Cultural profiles, cross-cultural and refugee health resources, and patient education materials in over 10 languages, including Hmong, Spanish, and Vietnamese.  From Harborview Medical Center at the University of Washington.

Disparities Solutions Center
The goal of the Disparities Solutions Center is to move beyond research and begin to take action—-by developing and disseminating models for identifying and addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health care nationally, regionally, and locally. From Massachusetts General Hospital and Partners HealthCare System.

Disease Pattern Analysis and Medical Coding
Article and resources about medical coding and epidemiology, plus further information about coding from the Medical Coding Career Guide.