For hospitals, finding diverse suppliers can be a challenge. Mary Beth Levine, Vice President, System Resource Management, University Hospitals, shared best practices on reaching MBEs and WBEs at DiversityInc’s event.
To have culturally competent care, the United States needs more Black and Latino doctors. A unique program at Rutgers University is reaching underprivileged youth and helping them succeed in medical careers, said Dr. Kamal Khan, Director, Office of Diversity & Academic Success in the Sciences (ODASIS) at DiversityInc’s event.
What role can health literacy and cultural competence training play in providing equitable health care for women, especially low-income women? Sheri Humphrey, Global Franchise Leader, Women’s Health, Merck & Co. offered solutions at DiversityInc’s event.
Successful medical solutions are personalized, says Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation President, Christi Shaw. In a keynote speech, she told DiversityInc’s audience how the drug company is using its knowledge of diverse populations—and its emphasis on an inclusive and innovative workplace—to create the most effective medicines.
Leaders from CVS Health, ADP and North Shore-LJ Health System share best practices on recruiting, preparing and supporting veterans during the transition from the military culture to an office setting.
CVS Health’s courageous decision to stop selling cigarettes – and all tobacco products – was years in the making. It was a critical part of the company’s mission to provide healthcare solutions, especially to those who most need culturally competent care. The company’s evolution as a health-care leader was explained by Dr. Nancy Gagliano, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Minute Clinic at DiversityInc’s event.
What best practices and training enable health-care professionals to understand the needs of LGBT patients, especially transgender patients? Experts from Beth Israel Medical Center/Mount Sinai Health System and the Center for American Progress shared solutions at DiversityInc’s event.
Communicating with patients in a culturally competent manner is the key to improving mortality rates for ALL people, said Dr. Winston F. Wong, Medical Director, Community Benefit and Director, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente, at DiversityInc’s event.
Hospitals, health insurers and pharmaceutical companies increasingly rely on employee resource groups to find diverse talent and connect with the communities they serve. Best practices were highlighted by leaders at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Mayo Clinic and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan at DiversityInc’s event.
Treating patients with respect – and cultural competence – are critical to healthcare success, Dr. James Merlino, Chief Experience Officer, Cleveland Clinic, told DiversityInc’s audience.
DiversityInc’s 2014 Culturally Competent Healthcare event took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Leaders from major hospital systems and companies such as Mayo Clinic, Mount Sinai Health System, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, CVS Health and Merck & Co. discussed strategies for engaging patients, employees and communities and share best practice for hiring and …
The 2014 DiversityInc Special Awards Dinner took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Guests saw CEOs and senior executives from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Sodexo, EY, MasterCard Worldwide, Accenture, Merck & Co. and Wyndham Worldwide accept awards for their company’s unique achievements in diversity management. Here are photos from the 2014 DiversityInc Special …
DiversityInc’s Building Your Diversity Brand: How to Improve Pipeline, Talent Development and Supplier Diversity conference took place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Senior executives from companies like AT&T, General Motors, EY, and Wyndham Worldwide revealed best practices for building your diversity brand, including how to improve pipeline, talent-development and supplier-diversity initiatives. Attendees …
How did Ameren, the utility company that services Ferguson, Missouri, help residents cope with the turbulence around them? Ameren's CEO Warner L. Baxter talked with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti about community support and the value of diversity and inclusion to Ameren's future at DiversityInc's October event.
What's the biggest diversity question in corporate America? How do you get buy-in from middle managers, most of whom are white men? Three experts—Ken Barrett of General Motors, Kim Hauer of Caterpillar and Lissiah Hundley of Cox Communications—shared their best practices at a panel at DiversityInc's October event.
Can supplier diversity work outside of the United States? Yes, provided it is implemented with local cultural competence in mind, says Elizabeth Vasquez, President and CEO, WEConnect International, at DiversityInc's October event.
How do you find certified suppliers owned by LGBT people and people with disabilities? Leaders of the two certifying organizations—the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and US Business Leadership Network offer advice at DiversityInc's October event.
How do you start a supplier-diversity initiative? Get best practices from Wyndham Worldwide, which received our award as Top Company for Supplier Diversity. José Nido, Vice President, Global Supplier Diversity, discussed how to find and nurture diverse suppliers, including Tier 1 and Tier 2, at DiversityInc's October event.
AT&T has had remarkable success in on-boarding new employees with the help of its resource groups. Debbie Storey, Senior Vice President, Talent Development and Chief Diversity Officer, showcased best practices including live events, leadership opportunities and cross-generational learning, at DiversityInc's October event.
How do you tell your D&I story internally and externally? Let employees tell their inspirational stories, sponsor research, apply for awards. Those are best practices shared by EY’s Diana Solash and Casey Monnerjahn at DiversityInc's event.
Toyota Financial Services President and CEO Mike Groff demonstrated how top leadership drives diversity initiatives as he inspired an audience of corporate leaders at DiversityInc's October event.
John D. Kemp President and CEO The Viscardi Center John D. Kemp is the President & CEO of The Viscardi Center, a network of non-profit organizations that provides a lifespan of services that educate, employ and empower children and adults with disabilities, based in Albertson, NY. He is widely respected for his many achievements, both …