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CultureVision™ can assist your organization in meeting guidelines outlined by the Office of Minority Health National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), and National Association of Social Workers.
Joint Commission Update
The Joint Commission is sharing updates on the development of proposed standards at gatherings of key stakeholders across the U.S.
Programs now available all across the U.S.
See What They Say
“CultureVision has allowed us to share well-researched cultural information with all our staff across a wide geographical area. Our staff now have instant access to a tool to improve the services they deliver and they also are reporting that they are more comfortable and confident in their ability to interact with clients from diverse cultures.”
-David Harris, Coordinator of Holistic Recovery & Wellness
Cultural Competence at Your Fingertips
CultureVision™ is the first comprehensive, user-friendly database that gives healthcare professionals access to culturally competent patient care.
Recommended for all healthcare users
Improve Quality of Care: Access information about the prevalence of diseases within certain populations and provide guidance in understanding cultural influences on what patients believe will make them well.
Reduce Disparities: Identify impact of cultural issues on medical decision-making and limit inadvertent bias in diagnosis and treatment.
Increase Patient Satisfaction: Identify questions to ask that will yield better health outcomes Improve communication where language barriers may exist.
Nothing to Install. Nothing to download: CultureVision is an online database that is easy to access and simple to use.
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Today, people of color comprise about 30% of the U.S. population. By the year 2050, various ethnic groups and people of color in the U.S. will total about half (51.1%) of the population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Close to 90% of our total population growth in that time will have come from higher birth rates of people of color and immigrants from all over the world.
How Does CultureVision Work?
It's as simple as 1-2-3. Let's say a Chinese patient comes into labor and delivery. A nurse wants to know if there are any specific cultural traits or patterns that they should know about. What are the pertinent questions to ask? Any medications, or diseases that are particularly relevant to this group? The nurse simply logs onto the CultureVision website. Next, click on to the Chinese section and finally click "Labor, Birth and Aftercare." Just that quickly you have the information you are looking for, and within minutes you are contributing to a better healthcare experience for the patient.
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A Simple Tool
The complexity of providing such culturally appropriate care to our population today and in the future calls for a simple and comprehensive tool to guide healthcare providers now.
This easy-to-access, fully referenced information on ethnicities and religions, features information about:
- Concept of Health
- Beliefs, Religion & Spirituality
- Language & Communication
- Family Traditions
- Gender Roles
- Diet & Nutrition
- Health Promotion/Disease Prevention
- Illness-Related Issues
- Mental Health Issues
- Treatment Issues
- Labor, Birth & After Care
- Death & Dying