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Cancer Facts and figures for hispanics / latinos 2012-2013

By the American Cancer Society

This report presents statistics on cancer incidence, mortality, survival, and risk factors for Hispanics in the US...continue.

Check out the CU Connections feature on Marty Otañez, a colleague of the LRPC!
 

Affordable Care Act  Resources and INFORMATION

Connect for Health Colorado

Overview

Resources

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Health Insurance Marketplace

 ¿Tiene usted preguntas sobre el seguro médico?

 

 

Get answers about Obamacare laws at the Health Insurance Marketplace 

 

 

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2014 is here--are you ready for Obamacare? Click on links below for:

Informational clip - English

Informational clip - Spanish

Created by Kaiser Family Foundation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Latino Research and Policy Center

VISION
 
The vision of the Latino Research and Policy Center (LRPC) is to become a nationally-renowned higher education, research, data, and policy expert on health and education disparities affecting Latino communities. 
 
MISSION
 
The mission of the LRPC is to increase collaborative partnerships with community-based organizations, higher education researchers, and state/city elected officials to work toward eliminating health and education disparities affecting Latino communities in Colorado and the nation. 
 

Find us on Twitter and Facebook! 

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2013 Latino Health Disparities Conference

For details and information on the Latino Research and Policy Center's Latino Health Disparities 2013 Conference click here.

Affordable Care Act Panelist Session:

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

LRPC Artwork



Click here to learn about the LRPC's artwork and the artist, Emanuel Martinez.  

 

opportunities

Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) Patient Centered Medical Home Coordinator Job Opening:

Open until filled-see flier for more information.

CCHN _PCMH Coordinator.docxCCHN _PCMH Coordinator.docx

FREE Family Health Fair hosted by Bayaud Enterprises - June 4, 2014

Workshops-Raffles-Games

healthflier2014.pdfhealthflier2014.pdf

Register here for the Patient Navigator Fundamentals Workshop in Colorado

Denver: June 24-27

*NO cost to Colorado patient navigators 

STUDENT INTERNSHIPS

Summer Internship for Diverse Students in Healthcare IT - Provided by Catholic Health Initiatives

For information view:

CHI Diverse Internship PDF.pdfCHI Diverse Internship PDF.pdf

Diversity Scholarship  Program - Kaiser Permanente

Scholarships to students of under-represented groups who want to pursue a degree in health care fields.  For more information view:

KP_CO_DiversitySchol_Broch.pdfKP_CO_DiversitySchol_Broch.pdf

RESOURCES

TalkPoverty.Org

A project of the Half in Ten Education Fund. It is a new online site where people can learn about poverty in America. Click below to visit the site:

TalkPoverty.Org

 

Why Many Latinos Dread Going to the Doctor

Cultural barriers that influence Latinos' hesitation to seek healthcare or enroll in health insurance are explored in the news article below. 

Read the full article

 

AHRQ-Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AHRQ provided a Statistical Brief regarding the uninsured under the age of 65 in the nation. The Brief confirms that Hispanics/Latinos are still disproportionately represented in America. Please see the pdf below for more information.

AHRQ-Uninsured in America.pdfAHRQ-Uninsured in America.pdf

 

AHRQ - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

New videos, web pages offer treatment information for Spanish-speaking patients.

The "Toma las Riendas" web page, launched this fall, showcases Spanish-language resources to help patients take a greater role in their health care by exploring the benefits and harms of different treatment options and preparing for their next medical appointment....continue

To view web page click here.

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