Journal article

Interventions to improve cultural competency in healthcare: a systematic review of reviews

Mandy Truong, Yin Paradies, Naomi Priest

BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH | BMC | Published : 2014

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Cultural competency is a recognized and popular approach to improving the provision of health care to racial/ethnic minority groups in the community with the aim of reducing racial/ethnic health disparities. The aim of this systematic review of reviews is to gather and synthesize existing reviews of studies in the field to form a comprehensive understanding of the current evidence base that can guide future interventions and research in the area. METHODS: A systematic review of review articles published between January 2000 and June 2012 was conducted. Electronic databases (including Medline, Cinahl and PsycINFO), reference lists of articles, and key websites were searched. Revie..

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