Applying Novel Analytic Methods to Address the Impact of Race on Patient-Provider Communication
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Health Services R&D
July 2021 -
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Background: Evidence from VA and non-VA settings demonstrates widespread racial disparities in healthcare delivery. Our prior work suggests that providers with higher levels of “cultural competence” (CC) deliver more equitable care. But how CC translates into better care is unclear. We will use data from our current project, “Opening the Black Box of Cultural Competence” (aka Black Box), in which we are analyzing communication content from audio recorded primary care visits. We will complement t...