Cultural Competency Training

Jan 11, 2022
This document makes suggestions for designing, implementing, and assessing the impact of programs and investments through gathering and analyzing demographic data ensuring responsive and relevant approaches to impact.
Sep 15, 2021
This toolkit distills the elements of the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health and Health Care (National CLAS Standards) framework and is intended to help guide the efforts of HCOs to evaluate the implementation of the National CLAS Standards across…
Mar 4, 2021
To support hospitals and health systems starting from different points on their journey to strengthen health equity, the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (IFDHE) is preparing four new guidance and resource toolkits to share evidence-based practices to inform organizational next steps…
Apr 17, 2019
AHA Executive Vice President Maryjane Wurth previews AHA’s Team Training Conference, where different interdisciplinary groups from diverse health care settings come together to fundamentally change the future of team-based health care.
Jul 2, 2018
The AHA, in partnership with the American Board of Internal Medicine's Choosing Wisely campaign and the Costs of Care organization, is enrolling clinical teams in a 12-month virtual High-Value Care Collaborative.
Apr 19, 2017
Nearly 1,500 hospitals and health systems are participating in the AHA's #123forEquity Pledge to Eliminate Health Care Disparities. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, in Tampa, Fla., is among those health care organizations, working to ensure every person in every community…
Apr 12, 2017
April is National Minority Health Month, dedicated to raising awareness about health disparities that continue to affect minority populations–and to accelerating health care equity. Nearly 1,500 hospitals and health systems are participating in the AHA's #123forEquity Pledge to Eliminate Health…
Dec 12, 2016
All future performance improvement projects will address health care disparities. That's the commitment and goal at Navicent Health, an 800-bed, not-for-profit health system in Macon, Ga. In 2015, the health system initiated several new quality and safety programs to address disparities, including…
Nov 14, 2016
AnMed Health in Anderson, S.C., is working to achieve the three core elements of the AHA's #123forEquity Pledge to Act. #1: AnMed health collects and uses patient race, ethnicity and language data. #2: AnMed Health provides diversity and cultural competency training during orientation for new…