Imagine being a patient in a healthcare provider’s office and you feel like your concerns are not being heard. Additionally, the provider is not communicating with you in a way that is easily comprehensible.
Now, imagine that you are a patient from a different culture and/or special population. The materials within the provider’s office are not in a language you understand or delivered in a manner that you can process.
In this assignment, you are taking the role of a Patient Diversity Coordinator. Explain the value of communication in health practices and the role it plays within our healthcare system today. Research services available at a local healthcare system or clinic. How would you advocate for the patients that are from diverse population and communicate their needs to ensure they get the quality of care needed? Your paper should be 1 – 2 pages, double-spaced in 12 pt. font.