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Increase Awareness of Cultural Diversity

Increase Awareness of Cultural Diversity

We recognize that every patient encounter is unique. Every patient is different in age, sex, ethnicity, religion or sexual preference and will bring to the medical encounter their unique perspectives and experiences. This factor will always impact communication, compliance and health care outcomes.

The suggestions presented here are intended to help build sensitivity to differences and styles, minimize patient-provider and patient-office staff miscommunication, and foster an environment that is non-threatening and comfortable to the patient.

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