Diversity is becoming a key word in health care. Hospitals and health care systems are focusing on providing care that addresses the diversity of their patient populations. Hospitals also are working to increase the diversity of their leadership team, board and staff and building a culture of diversity and inclusion. This collection of case studies from the field highlights diversity initiatives at six hospitals across the country.
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In 2001, a Samaritan Health Services (SHS) physician, Dr. Richard Wopat, recognized the need to improve birth outcomes of high-risk pregnant women in the…
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Lawrence General Hospital joined with the city's leaders to launch “Healthy on the Block,” which partners with neighborhood convenience stores to offer fresh…
Detroit’s infant mortality rate has been among the highest in the nation for years.
The American Hospital Association, a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals, along with UnidosUS, the nat