The Health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Patients Served at Health Centers: An Analysis of the 2020 Uniform Data System
Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Emerging Issues, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: COVID-19, Diabetes, Research and Data, Health Equity, Population Health, Policy and Advocacy.
Keywords: Access to Care, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AA&NHPIs), Chronic Diseases and Care, Limited English Proficiency (LEP), Non-Clinical Services, Patient Demographics, Research, Uniform Data System (UDS).
Year Developed: 2022
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Administrative Staff
Board of Directors
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIO, COOs, CMOs, etc.)
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
(See other resources developed by this organization).
Resource Summary: This report examines current patient demographics and utilization of health services at health centers serving Asian Americans (AAs) and Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs), and highlights the differences between these centers and the national average of all health centers in the United States.
Resource Details: The analyses presented throughout this report are intended to improve understanding of AA and NH/PI patients served by health centers nationwide by: 1. Presenting an overview of patient demographics, health utilization, and patient health outcomes at AANHPI- and NHPI-serving health centers; 2. Highlighting key differences between AANHPI- and NHPI-serving health centers and other community health centers across the nation based on the 2020 Uniform Data System and; 3. Discussing the implications of key trends, findings, and opportunities to increase access to care and improve health outcomes at AANHPI- and NHPI-serving health centers.