Tag: Hospitals

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175 Novant Health Workers in North Carolina Fired for Failing To Comply With Hospital System’s Vaccine Mandate

In what has been called one of the largest-ever mass firings related to vaccination compliance, North Carolina’s Novant Health confirmed that it had recently fired 175 hospital employees who failed to comply with the organization’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The Hill’s Jordan Williams reported that “approximately 375 of its 35,000-member workforce…

LGBTQ protections in healthcare

The US Increases Protections for LGBTQ Individuals Against Health Care Discrimination

In a pre-Pride Month gift to LGBTQ Americans, President Biden’s administration has announced that gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals are now protected against discrimination from hospitals, physicians and insurance companies, effectively reversing a biased and prejudiced rule that went into effect last year during then-President Trump’s time in office….

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Northwell Health’s Michael Dowling Discusses Gun Violence, Public Health and Courage in Leadership

During DiversityInc’s virtual Top 50 Announcement Event on May 5, 2020, president and CEO of Northwell Health (No. 1 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health Systems) Michael Dowling took part in a fireside chat with DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson about his unapologetic approach to discussing gun violence and other public…

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Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institutes Teams Up with Sanofi, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Gilead Sciences to Test COVID-19 Treatments

The research arm of Northwell Health (No. 2 on DiversityInc’s 2019 Top Hospitals & Health Systems), the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, is partnering with Gilead Sciences, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi (No. 31 on DiversityInc’s 2019 Top 50 Companies for Diversity) to identify treatments for people hospitalized with moderate to severe…

Archived: Will Social Media Help Hospitals Engage Patients

by Debby Scheinholtz One in three U.S. adults has gone online to figure out a medical condition, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project. In addition, in the era of the Affordable Care Act, patientsincluding newly insured Blacks and Latinoswill be more likely to choose their hospitals; patients…