Reducing health disparities by improving quality of care: Lessons learned from culturally diverse women

Jan Shoultz, Marie Fongwa, Barbara Tanner, Joanne Noone, Nancy Phillion

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    Abstract

    Disparities in healthcare for culturally diverse populations in the United States lead to poorer health outcomes. This article focuses on decreasing health disparities by improving the quality of care for culturally diverse women. Findings from 3 pilot studies are organized using Fongwa's Quality of Care Model, which demonstrate specific modifications suggested by culturally diverse women that can potentially improve healthcare services for these women.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)86-92
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of nursing care quality
    Volume21
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 2006

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    Keywords

    • Culturally diverse women
    • Health disparities
    • Quality of care

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nursing(all)

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