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New Initiative to Improve Mental Health Among Chicago Latinos

... Building a pipeline for more culturally competent practitioners will be a central focus of the ... will address the immediate need for culturally competent care by placing Chicago School clinical ... bolster understanding of and access to culturally competent mental health services to Latino communities ...

American Psychiatric Foundation Names 2009 Recipients of Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health

... in the program. New Life provides culturally competent and linguistically accessible prevocational and ... which expands capacity and access to culturally competent and non-stigmatizing HIV-related mental health ... minorities, and increased delivery of culturally competent mental health care to a multi-cultural population ...

NursesNow International and GlobeMed Resources Announce Availability of Bilingual Mexican Nurses for US Hospitals

... announced their Partnership to deliver highly competent bilingual Mexican Registered Nurses to US ... huge demand for Nurses who can provide culturally competent care using both Spanish and English languages. ... ingredient is placing experienced and highly competent Nurses into a comprehensive "immersion training" ...

Nashville's eDoc4u Signs Partnership Agreement With Saint Thomas Health Services

... and employees. eDoc4u's customized, culturally competent recommendations and online video counseling ... prevention recommendations and culturally competent "trusted physician" video counseling. ... especially pleased with the culturally competent recommendations the service delivers, along with ...

HealthForumOnline Offers New Online CE Course on Working with Transgender Individuals

... CE course discusses the multiple barriers to competent healthcare that transgender people face and how ... professionals may encounter along with culturally competent treatment guidelines and ways to overcome ... multiple social and institutional barriers to competent mental and physical healthcare regardless of ...

Women who are perceived as confident in job interviews also seen as lacking social skills

... ambitious in job interviews are viewed as highly competent but also lacking social skills. Women who ... and ambitious male candidates are viewed as both competent and likable and therefore are more likely to be ... criteria further discriminates against ambitious, competent women. When judging the ambitious women's ...

Alzheimer's Patients React Poorly to 'Elderspeak'

... concept of being a person is that they are a competent person, and someone is talking to them like they ... adults as being less able to communicate, less competent in a lot of different areas," she said. According ... patient. Experts have long noted that mentally competent elderly patients in hospitals and nursing homes ...

Social Problems in Youth Contribute to Anxiety, Depression

... and young adulthood. Those who were socially competent at the start, though, were socially competent as they grew up. In addition, the study -- ... over time. Children who were less socially competent in childhood were more likely to have symptoms of ...

Youth's social problems contribute to anxiety and depression

... and young adulthood. Those who were socially competent at the start of the study were socially competent as they grew up. However, in addition to this ... over time. Children who were less socially competent in childhood were more likely to have symptoms of ...

Nutrition model stresses positive experience of eating

... of Feeding a Healthy Family, Kelcy Press. competent eaters are positive, flexible and comfortable ... pay attention when you eat them. Being eating competent appears to mirror overall-well being, notes ... to Satter and Lohse, there are four steps to competent eating: Take time to eat, and provide ...

Kaiser Permanente Grant to Expand UCLA International Medical Center Graduate Program

... The goal of the IMG program is to infuse the workforce with culturally competent physicians who are committed to providing primary care to those most in ... addressing the supply of primary care physicians and access to culturally competent care for all communities. We are committed to building the future of ...

UCSF Transgender HIV Prevention Center funded to provide primary care information

... will expand access to information and resources on providing culturally competent health care to trangender individuals. "Many physicians are in dire ... research development, and resources to increase access to culturally competent HIV prevention services for transgender people in California. "The ...

Kaiser Permanente Recognized as Best Place for Diverse Managers

... which also includes a focus on multicultural marketing and culturally competent care delivery - health care that acknowledges cultural and linguistic ... experience of our members. Through its Institute for Culturally competent Care and Linguistic Programs, Kaiser Permanente has established "Centers ...

National Quality Forum Endorses Guidelines to Reduce Disparities in Healthcare and Make Care Patient-Centered and Culturally Appropriate

... of infant mortality. "Truly high-quality care is also culturally competent care," said Janet Corrigan, NQF president and CEO. "Providing culturally ... The aim to reduce disparities and create more patient-centered, culturally competent care directly aligns with the goals of the National Priorities Partnership ...

New Coalition, the Eldercare Workforce Alliance, to Address the Critical Shortage of Healthcare Workers Capable of Meeting the Unique Care Needs of Older Adults

... public funding for training, and better compensation; Ensure a competent workforce by encouraging agencies and organizations that certify and ... "EWA's goal is to develop practical solutions that will build a caring and competent workforce providing high-quality, culturally sensitive, person-directed, ...

American College of Surgeons Comments on Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Duty Hours

... of educational experiences that are essential for physicians to become competent surgeons. However, the College is concerned that the IOM recommendation ... care of the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the ...

AIDS Action Asks Mass. Public Health Council to Forge a State AIDS Plan to Help Stop HIV/AIDS Here

... comprehensive sex education, Haag also said the plan must be culturally competent to re-engage the broad public. "HIV/AIDS should not be passed to the next ... accessible to those we serve," said Haag. "It must also be culturally competent and responsive to the needs of a diverse population." Sixty percent of ...

California Institute of Integral Studies Launches Groundbreaking Community Mental Health Program

... mental health workforce trained to provide effective and culturally competent therapeutic services in the public sector. Both build upon CIIS's long and ... to the program. The San Francisco Bay Area's need for culturally competent community mental health providers is expected to intensify over the next ...

American Council On Exercise (ACE) 2008 Fitness Trend Predictions

... is one of the fastest growing professions. Consumers are demanding competent practitioners. competent personal trainers offer these clients invaluable expert guidance and ...

Studies Show Importance of Language Services on Reducing Disparities, Increasing Quality of Patient Care

... Health Care Services One in Five Staff Interpreters Do Not Have competent Bilingual Skills 17th U.S. Surgeon General Carmona Joins Dialogue The ... in Five Staff Interpreters at a Large Health Care Organization Do Not Have competent Bilingual Skills A third study in the supplement assessed the bilingual ...

JGIM: studies show importance of language services on disparities, quality of care

... Health Care Services One in Five Staff Interpreters Do Not Have competent Bilingual Skills 17th U.S. Surgeon General Carmona Joins Dialogue ... in Five Staff Interpreters at a Large Health Care Organization Do Not Have competent Bilingual Skills A third study in the supplement assessed the ...

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Says Only Trained Dental and Medical Practitioners Should Administer and Monitor Anesthesia

... residents under the supervision of an anesthesiologist. Those who complete an oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training program are competent to administer safe and efficient anesthesia in the outpatient setting. With their training in both patient evaluation and emergency management, they ...

Governor Eliminates Funding to Domestic Violence Programs

... to advocate for and assist women victimized by domestic violence and children exposed to violence in transforming their lives by providing culturally competent shelter, programs, opportunities and education; and to contribute to social change through intervention, education, prevention programs and community ...

SynCare, LLC Honored as Indiana Company to Watch

... skilled and highly trained staff, SynCare attributes its growth to a technological based disease and care management model inclusive of a culturally competent delivery system, integrated social services component, and overall outcomes focus. SynCare and other recipients will be celebrated in an ...

Texas Health Resources and Medfinders, Inc. Form Joint Venture to Recruit and Manage Contract Medical Professionals

... the most innovative partnership in the healthcare staffing industry. Our combined resources will be focused on a singular purpose - creating a highly competent and efficient supplemental workforce in support of the highest quality in patient care." "We are committed to the highest standards of care ...

New Lewin Report Shows Need for National Medicaid Out-of-Network Claims Policy

... Medicare. A clear, consistent policy would advance the goals of our health plans, which is to provide broad access to providers that are culturally competent and convenient for their members in their communities," said Johnson. Section 6085 of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (Pub. L 109-171), ...

United Physicians Goes Green Effective August 1st, 2009

... any fundamental change in the way business is conducted, we are anticipating some level of growing pain with this initiative and will utilize our competent staff of Practice Development Consultants who visit over 400 physician offices every month to assist with adoption. With a concerted effort, ...

AHRQ Launches Monthly Health Advice Column and Enhanced Web Site In Spanish

... last year. "One factor contributing to why Hispanics have poorer health care than other groups is their lack of access to unbiased, culturally competent information in Spanish," said AHRQ Director Carolyn M. Clancy, M.D. " Consejos de Salud Para Ti" will give Spanish speakers the information they ...

Sundia MediTech Appoints Dr. Chen Chen as Senior VP of Chemistry

... drug discovery programs to Sundia, Dr. Chen and other scientists at Sundia with excellent track record in drug discovery will make Sundia highly competent to deliver outstanding services to our clients," commented by Dr. Xiaochuan Wang, Chairman and CEO of Sundia. Dr. Chen received his bachelor's ...

NAMI Observes Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

... in mental health care still prevent people from getting the help they need. We must work to ensure that all Americans have access to culturally competent services and treatment." Mental illness affects one in four American families and people in diverse communities are no exception. The U.S. ...

Statement of Dr. Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President and CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

... reform that will target Hispanics -- increase access to affordable health insurance, prevention in quality care, and a culturally and linguistically competent workforce. Established in 1994 in Washington, DC, NHMA is a nonprofit association that represents 45,000 Hispanic physicians in the U.S. The ...

EUROPACE raises remote monitoring profile

... "Globalization and new Internet-based technologies for monitoring CIEDs are imposing new rules for patient data management and data-sharing. competent authorities, national ministries of health, and patient organizations need to find practical and easy solutions for physicians to have rapid and ...

American Red Cross Bleeds Frontline Blood Drive Workers

... for a safe blood supply. The organization owes it to the public and to its donors to ensure a sustainable blood supply while retaining diligent and competent workers who are treated with respect," Hoffa said. Although the American Red Cross has been under a federal consent decree for 16 years for ...

American College of Surgeons Supports Bill to Create New Frontline Providers Loan Repayment Program

... in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the care of the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an ...

CardioDynamics to Participate in National Health Care Day of Service on June 27th

... Cajon, National City, Lemon Grove and at Hoover High School. Our physicians, dentists, psychologists and staff are experts in delivering culturally competent care to more than 39,000 residents annually. What distinguishes La Maestra from all other healthcare centers is our Circle of Care commitment - a ...

CSTE Leads Effort to Improve Blood Lead Reporting

... health, chronic diseases, injury control, and maternal and child health. CSTE's work is an important step in ensuring a well prepared and competent public health workforce. ...

Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference Begins June 7 in Buffalo, NY

... health, chronic diseases, injury control, and maternal and child health. CSTE's work is an important step in ensuring a well prepared and competent public health workforce. ...

Green Family Foundation Gives $10 Million Boost to FIU Community Medicine Program

... Society curriculum is to enable students to gain an understanding of factors that affect personal community health care, thus producing culturally competent physicians. They will do this by visiting patients at home and gaining an understanding of all the factors that affect their health and their health ...

U.S. Health Care System Fails to Protect Patients From Deadly Medical Errors

... to monitor patient safety often have been criticized. There is scant evidence that physicians, nurses, and other health care providers are any more competent in patient safety practices than ten years ago. ...

Minnesota Passes Legislation Allowing Mid-level Oral Health Provider

... in 2008. Providers educated under the ADHP model build on their dental hygiene skill set by learning additional clinical skills and will also become competent in skills necessary to navigate the complex health care system, advocate for patients, and effectively manage a clinic or practice. The providers ...
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