This document lists selected bibliography and abstracts (75 articles, 56 abstracts) that examined how good quality interpretive services can save money for patients, hospitals, medical professionals, and state and federal governments. This document was produced for the Medi-Cal Language Access Services Taskforce, California 2008.
On April 30 – May 1, 2007, a diverse group of researchers, advocates, health professionals, public health officials, community members, and other leaders gathered in Washington, D.C., for the first Health Brain Trust on Data & Research (“Health Brain Trust”). The Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) Health Brain Trust is an annual…
This report appraises the health status of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA & NHPI) youth in the San Francisco Bay Area by identifying some critical health care concerns, programmatic and policy issues that affect the health needs of these youth.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that in 2000 nearly 1.7 million Asian Indians lived in the United States. This number includes data from only certain South Asian communities (identified as Asian Indian, Bengalese, Bharat, Dravidian, East Indian, or Goanese) (U.S. Census Bureau, 2001).
The 2000 U.S. Census counted 128,183 Samoans (alone or in combination with another race) in the 50 states and District of Columbia.
According to Census 2000, there were 140,652 people in the United States who indicated they were Native Hawaiian (one race alone), but 401,162 people who are Native Hawaiians alone or in combination with other races (US Census Bureau, 2000).
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that in 2000 more than 169,000 Hmong lived in the United States, comprising 1.7% of the total API population (US Census Bureau, 2000).
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that in 2000 nearly 172,000 Cambodians lived in the U.S. (U.S. Census Bureau, 2000).
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that in 2000 nearly 1,123,000 Vietnamese lived in the United States (US Census, 2000).
Census 2000 counted 58,420 “Guamanians or Chamorros” in the entire United States (U.S. Census Bureau, 2001).