What is it about?
The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between patient centeredness and cultural competence among primary care physicians (N=92). The study found that there was a moderate correlation between patient centeredness and cultural competence scores among the primary care physicians. Interestingly, the results also showed that there was a weak relationship between shared decision-making and cultural competence.
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Why is it important?
This study is important because 1) both patient centeredness and cultural competence have been proposed as potential strategies for promoting equity in healthcare; 2) while the literature indicates that patient centeredness and cultural competence have many similar characteristics, the relationship between them is poorly understood.
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This page is a summary of: The Relationship Between Patient-Centeredness and Cultural Competence Among Primary Care Physicians in the Southern US, Journal of General Internal Medicine, October 2020, Springer Science + Business Media,
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