Equitable and Inclusive Organizational Policies

Meritus Health’s commitment to eliminating disparities and inequities within the community it serves has earned the health system national recognition, being awarded with AHA's 2023 Carolyn Boone Lewis Equity of Care Award in the Transforming category.
New Orleans-based LCMC Health in early 2023 announced its inaugural Minority Administrative Fellowship Program, an initiative that aims to diversify the health care executive workforce by exposing recent graduates of master’s programs to leadership opportunities.
During the last year and a half, nurses at Children’s Minnesota have been working to ensure that they understand how to properly care for patients with textured hair.
There are many ways a robust diversity and inclusion strategy can help support your workforce and the communities your hospital or health system serve.
Direct-to-employer health care programs continue to develop as a model to streamline care delivery and reduce costs. Twelve years after rolling out its initial direct-to-employer products, Cleveland Clinic recently launched a Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence and a Bariatric Center of Excellence.
June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. This tradition started back in 1969 with the Stonewall Riots – a series of demonstrations that were brought on by the continued mistreatment of LGBTQ+ individuals in New York City.