TITLE

Our Experience: Strong Foundations Accelerate Change in Diversity and Cultural Competence

AUTHOR(S)
Fustis, Mark; Alexander Jr., Gordon; Plaster, Sue
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2010, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the authors discuss the diversity and cultural competence initiative of the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Fairview Health Services. They emphasize that they hired a director of diversity and established a central office of diversity for the system as well as asked their patients about their race or ethnicity, primary language preference for healthcare and spiritual affiliation. They mention the key levers for diversity change including community involvement in diversity.
ACCESSION #
52410486

 

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