Comment on NQF's Draft Report on Measuring and Reporting Cultural Competency

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<p>The National Quality Forum (NQF) is pleased to announce that its draft report, <em>National Voluntary Consensus Standards for a Framework and Preferred Practices for Measuring and Reporting Cultural Competency,</em> is now available for review and comment.<br><br>This Commonwealth Fund-supported project aims to promote culturally competent care and to reduce disparities. Of the 63 candidate practices the NQF Steering Committee reviewed, 45 were recommended for endorsement, along with a framework for measuring and reporting cultural competency.<br><br>NQF is using a program that facilitates electronic submission of comments on this draft report. NQF must receive all member comments by Wednesday, November 12 at 6 p.m., ET; public comments are due by November 5 at 6 p.m., ET.<br><br>To download the report and submit a comment, go to the <a href="… Web site.</a></p>