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Abbott CEO Robert Ford Discusses COVID-19 Testing and Health Tech Revolution at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

Originally published at abbott.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   The COVID-19 pandemic launched Abbott to the front lines. And a diversified business portfolio kept the company strong throughout 2021 even as virus rates yo-yo’ed between spikes and dips before cresting with an…

Abbott CEO Robert B. Ford Appointed Chairman of the Board As Executive Chairman Miles D. White Announces Retirement

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   Abbott announced that its Board of Directors has elected Chief Executive Officer Robert B. Ford as Chairman of the Board, effective Dec. 10, 2021. Miles D. White, executive chairman and…

Abbott Launches Initiative To Improve Care for Underrepresented Populations and Promote Diversity in Medical Research

Originally published at abbott.mediaroom.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   On Nov. 3, Abbott announced the launch of a new initiative designed to help create a more inclusive clinical trial ecosystem through new approaches to training, education, and improving the…

Abbott on How the Company’s ‘Future Well Communities’ Program Is Helping To Advance Health Equity

Originally published at abbott.com. Abbott ranked No. 4 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2021.   Across the U.S. and around the world, low-income communities and communities of color are facing health crises at alarming rates. Chronic diseases like heart disease and diabetes are responsible for more…