2014 V.H. Ethics 3.Assess how cultural issues affect health, healthcare quality, cost, and HIM
2014 V.H. Ethics 4. Create programs and policies that support a culture of diversity
Examine the resources on the CDC webpage on Minority Health: http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/CHDIReport.html. Chose a disparity topic that is highlighted from 2013 data. Report how the collection of population characteristics data supports quality improvement initiatives. Assess how this cultural issue affects health, healthcare quality, cost, and HIM. Explain some of the efforts to eliminate national disparities for your topic. Create a program and policies that support a culture of diversity within your imagined healthcare organization and HIM department.
Write a 500-1000 word essay. Justify your statements with facts from valid sources. APA citations note the statementâ€™s source that is listed in your references in APA format. Weave your personal perspective with the facts from your research. Your program and policy should be written in policy language and format. A list that includes at least two references is mandatory; a cover sheet is not. Apply the rubric criteria and you will ace this assessment. Think of including this essay in your portfolio of HIT/HIM Proof of Competencies Acquired.