Think Cultural Health: Advancing Health Equity at Every Point of Contact

This site, sponsored by the Office of Minority Health, offers the latest resources and tools to promote cultural and linguistic competency in health care. You may access free and accredited continuing education programs as well as tools to help you and your organization provide respectful, understandable and effective services. https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/about

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Patient Engagement- Practical Strategies to Engage Patients with Integrated Health Care

Patient engagement has been a central and required component of projects funded through MeHAF’s Integration Initiative. The purpose of this case study is to describe various approaches to patient engagement while providing integrated care so other providers to learn from and adopt these strategies. The case describes the work of five diverse organizations: Amistad; Pen […]

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The Role of Long-term–Care Facilities in Transitions of Care

In the United States, the traditional model of healthcare delivery is divided into discrete episodes of care. Patients frequently move between multiple settings and providers without a dedicated person or team assuming responsibility for maintaining quality of care or managing the transitions-of-care process. Without a single point linking healthcare systems and providers, the efficiency of […]

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Chronic disease resources

Afib Stroke Risk scorecard Improving your heart health numbers Coping with Afib Understanding Stroke and TIA   COPD My COPD action Plan Living with COPD- English Living with COPD- Spanish COPD when symptoms get worse- spanish COPD Spirometry COPD Medication List COPD action plan   Diabetes A template to email patients to engage on painful […]

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