REaL Data Collection Toolbox

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Prepared by Qsource and Qlarant for the IPRO Hospital Quality Improvement Contractors (HQIC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Improvement and Innovation Group

This Learning Toolbox focuses on healthcare facilities collecting data on race, ethnicity, and language preference (REaL) as an important component of the provision of equity in the healthcare setting. It includes a quick primer on data collection, and provides links to articles, tools, and resources to educate providers on the importance of knowing the diverse patient population for which they provide care.