Tag: Healthcare: 2014 Healthcare Event

Racism in the ER: Black Kids Get Shortchanged

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock Black youth suffering from acute appendicitis who visit an emergency room in the U.S. will most likely remain in intense pain. According to the study “Racial Disparities in Pain Management of Children With Appendicitis in Emergency Departments,” published on Monday in the Journal of…

VIDEO: Hospital Supplier Diversity—Strategic Plans Build Value and Engage Communities

Mary Beth Levine Vice President, System Resource Management University Hospitals Mary Beth Levine is University Hospital’s Vice President of System Resource Management overseeing the facilities, real estate, construction, supply chain, and sustainability departments for the health care system. In her role she is responsible for developing and implementing the health…

VIDEO: Culturally Competent CareWomen

Sheri Humphrey Global Marketing Leader, Women’s Health Fertility Franchise Merck & Co. Sheri Humphrey is the Global Marketing Leader for the Fertility Franchise at Merck and Company. In this role, Sheri is responsible for collaborating with her commercial and clinical colleagues and leading development of short and long term market…

VIDEO: Taking Medicine Personally—Addressing Emerging Patient Needs

Christi Shaw U.S. Country Head, President of Novartis Corporation and President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Christi was appointed U.S. Country Head, President of Novartis Corporation & President of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation in April 2014. She joined Novartis in July 2010 as Head of North America Novartis Oncology where she oversaw…

VIDEO: Innovations in Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Nancy Gagliano Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Minute Clinic CVS Health Nancy J. Gagliano, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer of CVS/minuteclinic and Senior Vice President of CVS Health. CVS/minuteclinic is the largest and fastest growing retail medical clinic provider in the United States. A member of the…

VIDEO: Culturally Competent Care—LGBT

Barbara E. Warren, Psy.D. Director, LGBT Programs and Policies Office for Diversity and Inclusion Mount Sinai Health System Barbara E. Warren Psy.D., LMHC, is Director for LGBT Health Services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel/Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. For the past two years she served as Distinguished…

VIDEO: Culturally Competent CareRace/Ethnicity

Dr. Winston F. Wong Medical Director, Community Benefit and Director, Disparities and Quality Initiatives Kaiser Permanente Dr. Winston F. Wong serves as Medical Director, Community Benefit, Kaiser Permanente, and is responsible for the organization’s partnerships with communities and institutions in advancing population management and evidence based medicine, with a particular…

VIDEO: How Resource Groups Can Strengthen Employee, Patient and Customer Engagement

Rhonda Crichlow Vice President and Head, U.S. Diversity and Inclusion Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Rhonda Crichlow began her career as a tax attorney specializing in corporate litigation. But after helping to negotiate a landmark settlement for Black farmers in a racial-discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, her focus changed…