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Cultural Competency And Patient Centeredness: A Case Study

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Edgar
Excellent points, did you know that cultural competence and patient centeredness are approaches to improving healthcare value that has been endorsed extensively in recent years. In this paper, we explore the past evolution of both cultural competence and patient centeredness. In doing so, we establish that early conceptual models of cultural competence and patient centeredness focused on how healthcare workers and patients might interact at the interpersonal level and that later theoretical models were expanded to consider how patients might be treated by the healthcare organization as a whole. We then compare theoretical models for both cultural competence and patient centeredness at both the interpersonal and health system levels to
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