5191.0: Wednesday, November 15, 2000: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

Specific Methods for Reducing Barriers to Healthcare: Interpretive Services and Cultural Competency

Oral Session with four papers from HA Panel of Reviewers (#7295, #7502, #11870, #13213)
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Organizer(s):Joyce R. Gaufin, BS
2:30 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:35 PMHow are managed care organizations using cultural competency to reduce health disparities?
Cindy Brach, MPP, Irene Fraser, PhD
2:55 PMAn integrated approach to delivering medical interpreting services: Training, policy and research methods
Monica E. Lowell, Esta Lee Stone
3:15 PMImproving health care access through medical interpreter services
Patricia Ann Mc Partland, EdD;CHES
3:35 PMInstitute for Cross Cultural Competence: Improving quality of health care to diverse populations
Patricia Ann Mc Partland, EdD, CHES
3:55 PMDiscussion
Sponsor:Health Administration
Cosponsors:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Disability Forum; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Social Work; Socialist Caucus

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA