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Measuring and Interpreting Health Care Quality Across Culturally-Diverse Populations: A Focus on Consumer-Reported Indicators of Health Care Quality


Publication Date: March 2003

Publisher: FACCT - The Foundation for Accountability

Author(s): Brooke Latzke; Kris Gowen; Kim Carter; David Lansky; Christina Bethell

Research Area: FACCT

Keywords: measures; quality of care; cultural diversity; racial groups

Type: Report

Abstract:

A report summarizing the differences in health care quality across racial and ethnic groups and the challenges interpreting these differences and making policy decisions based on them. The report also makes recommendations for future work in accurately assessing racial and ethnic differences in health care quality and reducing disparities.