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Health Equity Insights: cultural competency

Advancing LGBTQ+ Mental Healthcare Through Cultural Competency

Cultural competency is essential for providing effective and compassionate mental healthcare,...

Cross-Cultural Care in Mental Health & Depression: Why Cultural Competency Training Matters

Cultural competency in mental healthcare is essential for healthcare providers to understand and...

Collecting REaL/SOGI Data with Cultural Competency

As the demographic makeup of the United States continues to evolve, with projections indicating...

Navigating Healthcare During Ramadan: A Guide for Clinicians

Developing cultural competency is essential for providing effective and empathic patient care. For...

Embracing Cultural Diversity in Healthcare: Opportunities and Challenges

As society becomes progressively diverse, the healthcare industry must evolve to meet the varied...

Cultural Barriers in Healthcare & Communication Techniques to Explore Them

Culture shapes almost every aspect of our lives, including our beliefs, customs, and daily...

The Importance of Cultural Awareness In Nursing

The ability of nurses to effectively communicate, understand, and provide high-quality care to...

How to Implement Cultural Competency Training for Your Healthcare Team

In today's healthcare landscape, cultural competency ranks as a top priority for healthcare...

Why Is Culturally Sensitive Therapy Important?

Within the field of mental health treatment, there's an urgent need for culturally competent mental...

Racial Health Equity in Healthcare Organizations

Quality Interactions is committed to empowering healthcare providers to provide equitable care...

Joint Commission Health Equity Standards

The Joint Commission, a leading nonprofit in the healthcare sector, accredits heathcare...

Explaining Cultural Competence vs Cultural Awareness

Cultural competence is a term that has been in use since the 1980s to describe the ability of...

DEI Planning for Healthcare Organizations

A diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) plan is a critical tool your healthcare organization can...

Culturally Competent Care in Telemedicine [Checklist]

Telemedicine has the potential to reshape the delivery of healthcare and improve health equity....

Effective Communication with LEP Populations

Approximately 21.5 million individuals in the United States belong to the LEP population. For these...

Health Equity & Healthcare for LGBTQ Populations

The United States has a long history of anti-LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer)...

Cultural Competency and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable among us. This includes...

Quality Interactions Selected as ACAP Preferred Vendor

Quality Interactions’ pioneering cultural competency education was chosen by the Association for...

6 Culturally Sensitive Ways to Approach Mental Health

Culture impacts every mental health patient—and every mental health practitioner. Culture is a key...

Cultural Awareness in Healthcare: A Checklist

Culture is a complex concept. It includes people’s beliefs, values, behaviors, and ways of...

Border Walls: Cultural Competency and Considerations for the Hispanic/Latino Population

Culture has a profound impact on healthcare decision-making for Latino individuals and families....

Cultural Competency and Value-Based Care

 The U.S. spends more on healthcare than any other country. Yet we struggle with healthcare access...

How to Approach Medical Decision-Making Across Cultures

If you've grown up in the U.S., you're probably familiar with the concept of a patient's "right to...

What Is Health Literacy And Why Is It So Important?

Health literacy describes a person's ability to obtain and understand the medical information...