How Can Healthcare Providers Be More Culturally Competent, Inclusive? | Texas Public Radio

How Can Healthcare Providers Be More Culturally Competent, Inclusive?

Apr 16, 2019

Disparities in healthcare are often driven by a doctor's lack of sensitivity to a patient's culture, values, socioeconomic status, race, or sexual or gender identity. That can lead to unnecessary suffering for patients. Sometimes, it can lead to death. 


What can healthcare professionals do to improve their cultural competency and eliminate provider prejudices? 

How can people in the medical field engage with community organizations to build culturally inclusive community-based care?

Guests: 

"The Source" is a live call-in program airing Mondays through Thursdays from 12-1 p.m. Leave a message before the program at (210) 615-8982. During the live show, call 210-614-8980, email thesource@tpr.org or tweet at @TPRSource. 

 

This interview aired on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.