3107.0 Communities Working to Improve Patient Care Environments at Home and Abroad

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session takes look at local and international patient care environements, and needed changes. It explores the importance of conducting a refined analysis of previously explored data to account for differences in socioeconomic status and time concurrency in several measures in order to analyze the resultant varied conclusions.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to Discuss strategizing policies for indigent children population with unmet healthcare needs Explain sources of error in data compiled by community health workers Identify the types of collaboration planned by Public Health Centers in Seoul, Korea.
Mona Bormet, MPH, CHES

Experiences of medical care-related discrimination: Important lessons learned from a study including California's safety-net clinics
Laura Hoyt D'Anna, DrPH, Gregory D. Stevens, PhD, Kai Ya Tsai, MSPH and C. Kevin Malotte, DrPH
Operational study of the quality of health data aggregated by community health workers in the Upper East Region of Ghana
Stephane Helleringer, PhD, Jemima A. Frimpong, PhD, MPH, James F. Phillips, PhD, J. Koku Awoonor - Williams, MD, MPH and Francis Yeji, Msc
Champion communities: Achieving social justice through health in West Bank and Gaza
Hadeel Al Qassis, Suha Hussein, Randa Bani Odeh, RN, MPH, Damianos Odeh, PhD and Jihad Mashal, MD
Concept and types of collaboration for community health promotion at Public Health Centers in Seoul, Korea
Seunghyun Yoo, DrPH, Wonsup Cho, MPH, Myungwha Jang, MPH, Nanhe Yoon, MPH and Min-Son Kwak, MPH

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)