TITLE

Joint Commission project looks at best ways to care for increasingly diverse patients

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2007, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a Joint Commission report which recommends targeted strategies to address language and cultural issues that pose challenges to hospitals seeking to deliver safe, effective care to the diverse population in the U.S. The project, with funding from the California Endowment, examined the challenges of providing care and services to populations that may not speak the same language or share the same customs.
ACCESSION #
25188507

 

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