Tag: Healthcare

Novartis' David Epstein: A Diverse Team Can 'Accomplish Feats Nobody Thought Possible'

David Epstein, Division Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals, spoke with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti at Novartis corporate headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, about how diversity impacts innovation, R&D and marketing.Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is No. 13 on the DiversityInc Top 50. LUKE VISCONTI: What led you to be a supporter of diversity and…

HCA Healthcare Under Fire for Charity Care as Part of $162 Million Lawsuit

The nation’s largest for-profit hospital system, HCA Healthcare, has been slammed for not living up to its promises to improve the 11 not-for-profit hospitals it purchased in 2003. The judge also ordered a court-appointed accountant to scrutinize HCA’s charity care at the hospitals it purchased in the Kansas City region….

Papa John's CEO: 'In a Bunch of Trouble' for Obamacare Job Cuts

Papa John’s profits are up 25 percentthat’s why CEO John Schnatter’s threat to cut workers’ hours and raise the price of pizza by up to 14 cents to offset the company’s cost of Obamacare resulted in a widespread boycott of the pizza chain. “I got in a bunch of trouble…

Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter: 'Engage People Like Never Before'

Having made a nontraditional climb to Eli Lilly and Company‘s top job, John Lechleiter brings uncommon perspective on how diversity impacts employee engagement, innovation and business goals. In a recent interview with DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti, Lechleiter discussed how D&I initiatives will help the company grow, especially in challenging times….

Interview With University Hospitals CEO Tom Zenty: Diversity Leader, Innovator, Community Citizen

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti recently interviewed Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO of the Cleveland-based hospital system. (University Hospitals is one of the 2012 DiversityInc Top 5 Hospital Systems.) Zenty discussed the dramatic impact of the Affordable Care Act and how the hospital’s diversity efforts in the workplace and the community…

Improving Healthcare for 68,000 Black & Latino Children

Federal healthcare law changesdramatically impact how the industryhospitals, health-insurance companies and pharmasdo business today.University Hospitalsin Cleveland has been aggressively reaching out to the newly insured, predominantly Blacks and Latinos. University Hospital’s Case Medical Center’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, known as UH Rainbow, is receiving a $12.8-million grant to implement…

What Disease Hits Black Men Most

A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that in almost every state men of color continue to fare worse than white men on a variety of measures of health, healthcare access and other social determinants of health. The report, Putting Men’s Health Care Disparities On The Map: Examining…

Managers' Racist Bullying Ends in Hospital Paying $1M Lawsuit

The EEOC and Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) won their case against the Delano Regional Medical Center in California. Representing nearly 70 Filipino nurses and healthcare staffers, the case is the largest workplace language-discrimination lawsuit on the West Coast and in the national healthcare industry. Watch the video below…

Hospitals, Insurance Companies, Pharmas: Who Benefits From the Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision upholding the major provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) shocked many in and out of the healthcare industry. Leaders of hospitals, health-insurance organizations and pharmaceutical companies agree on one thingorganizations that have had a long-term commitment to serving underrepresented groups will now have…