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Deloitte's Kelvin Womack: Connecting D&I and Healthcare

As the healthcare industry is revolutionized under the Affordable Care Act, organizations that are successful will need to evolve to provide the best care for all citizens, says Deloitte’s Kelvin Womack. Womack, who heads the Federal Health sector practice for Deloitte Consulting, has a new role in which he will…

'You Must Have Voted for Obama': 5 Things NEVER to Say to Blacks

Jim Norman, Adriene Bruce, Michelle Lee “You’re so articulate,” “You must have voted for Obama” and “I love your name, it’s so ethnic” top the list of blatantly obvious things you shouldn’t say to Blacks. But it’s not always about what you shouldsay as much as how and when you…

Patient Engagement: How Hospitals Use Diversity For New Reimbursement Rules

By Debby Scheinholtz With new rules that went into effect Oct. 1 as part of the Affordable Care Act, hospitals now have financial incentives for improving quality of care and patient satisfaction while keeping readmission rates low. Engaging patients is essential to improving these metrics. How are hospitals utilizing their…

Diversity Leadership: Hugh Grant, Monsanto

Hugh Grant Chairman and CEO Monsanto Community is key when it comes to Hugh Grant‘s leadership style and attitude toward diversity. It’s a commitment to teamwork, accountability and outreach that has shaped his approach to leadership over three decades at Monsanto. Grant ties executive compensation to diversity metrics, meets regularly…

Diversity Leadership: John Bryant, Kellogg Company

John Bryant President and CEO Kellogg Company In his travels around the world, KelloggCompany‘sJohn Bryant has learned that people everywhere are working toward the same goal: providing a better future for their children (see video). As a father of six, the Australia Native can relate. He sees diversity as an…

Lilly Diabetes celebrates six years of scholarship support for American Diabetes Association diabetes summer camps by sending 90 children to camp in 2013

Lilly Diabetes celebrates six years of scholarship support for American Diabetes Association diabetes summer camps by sending 90 children to camp in 2013 Opportunity for children with diabetes from families in need to learn self-management skills in a fun and safe environment INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/…

GOP for White People Only

By Barbara Frankel After I saw the movie Lincoln, I wondered: When did the Republican Party go from being the champion of inclusion to advocating the “politics of nullification” The answer is analyzed in a fascinating and important new article in The New Republic, “Original Sin: Why the GOP is…

Diversity Leadership: Ajay Banga, MasterCard Worldwide

Ajay Banga President and CEO MasterCard Worldwide Ajay Banga uses a dynamic personality and international savvy to promote diversity and inclusion at MasterCard. His success in relating to employees is due in large part to a friendly, approachable demeanor that breaks down traditional barriers between executives and middle management. Banga…

'I Didn't Get the Job Because I'm Black'

Race Discrimination Diversity and inclusion in the corporate culture could mean preemptive hiring is discrimination.A Black employee alleged that she was denied a promotion to a higher IT position, and a less-qualified Asian employee was selected instead. The employer’s defense was that she never applied for the position and, therefore,…