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.
Background The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 imposed caps on the number of residents for which each teaching hospital is eligible to receiv
Teaching hospitals train future health care professionals, conduct medical research and fulfill a distinct and vital role in delivering patient care. While…
Introduction According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 1900 only one in eight Americans was of a race other than white.
Nicholas Tejeda and Ninfa M. Saunders announce the launch of the AHA's Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.
Cleveland, OH October 2017
The Institute for Diversity and Health Equity (Institute), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA), today announced its 2018 chair of its board…